A two-member bench of Lahore High Court headed by Justice Muzahir Ali Akbar Naqvi has extended the interim bail of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Hamza Shehbaz in three different cases, till 11th of June. As per details, Hamza got temporary relief in cases related to the Punjab Saaf Pani Company scam, assets beyond means of income, and a corruption reference related to the Ramzan sugar mills.
Earlier An Accountability Court had indicted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Shahbaz Sharif and his son, Hamza Shehbaz in Ramzan sugar mills case on April 9.
Hamza along with his brother Salman, is accused of embezzling Rs200 million from public funds in order to build a bridge benefiting Ramzan Sugar Mills — of which he is a director — in Chiniot. The money, according to NAB, was released by then chief minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif, who is also a suspect in the case. Hamza is also accused of owning assets beyond means and is being probed by a combined investigation team from NAB.
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17 November, 2019