The National Accountability Court (NAB) has arrested Vice President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Maryam Nawaz, in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. NAB has summoned Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Thursday in connection with to a corruption probe involving Chaudhry Sugar Mills. She was taken custody from outside the Kot Lakhpat Jail.
Yousaf Abbas, a cousin of Maryam Nawaz Sharif has also been detained by NAB. Daughter of ex-premier Nawaz Sharif has reached the Kot Lakhpat Jail on routine day of Thursday of the meeting with his father Nawaz Sharif where the NAB took her into custody.
Earlier, the PML-N leader had sent a questionnaire inquiring about the case details, including questions on how and where the shares were divided since the inception of the mill in 1985. Additionally, Maryam has been asked to provide details of contacts with four foreigners, UAE’s Saeed Saif Bin Jabbar Al-Saudi, UK’s Sheikh Zaka-Uddin, a Saudi national Hayi Ahmed and UAE’s Naseer Abdullah, in relation to the mill’s financial matters.
The anti-graft watchdog body has also sought details regarding Telegraphic Transfers (TTs) from the PML-N leader. It is pertinent to mention here that the PML-N leader was not able to satisfy the accountability watchdog in her last appearance.
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17 November, 2019