The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday (April 12) sought complete details of Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz’s foreign Bank accounts and assets, domestic and foreign, owned by Hamza. Hamza Shehbaz has appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in assets beyond income case. The staff members of Hamza was barred from entering the office.
On Wednesday (April 10) , the Lahore High Court (LHC) had granted pre-arrest bail to Hamza Shahbaz till April 17 in the Saaf Pani and Ramzan Sugar Mills cases.
Earlier National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday April 6 reached Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif’s Model Town residence for the second time to arrest him. Contingents of police and anti-riot force have surrounded Shehbaz’s 96-H Model Town residence.
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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25 August, 2019