NAB court adjourns Shehbaz Sharif money laundering case hearing till Jan 6

By: News Desk      Published: 12:22 PM, 4 Jan, 2021
NAB court adjourns Shehbaz Sharif money laundering case hearing till Jan 6

An Accountability Court in Lahore adjourned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Opposition leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif’s money laundering case hearing till January 6, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Monday.

Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz were produced before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court in a money laundering case. PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif requested the accountability court in Lahore to form a medical board for him.

During the case hearing, Shehbaz Sharif said he appeared before the court despite poor health and on which Judge Accountability Court Jawad ul Hassan wished him good health.

Shehbaz Sharif requested the court to adjourn the case hearing as his lawyer was not present.

“I am requesting with great regard that I have not slept for two nights in spite of severe cold and ill health,” he added.

The Accountability Court Judge also inquired about the absence of Shehbaz Sharif’s lawyer.

Shehbaz Sharif also requested the court to include his personal doctor in the medical board, the TV channel reported. The PMLN President said he saved the money of Pakistani nation and he is a proud Pakistani as well.

On the occasion, Mian Shahbaz Sharif had telephonic contact with PML-N supremo Mian Nawaz.

Traffic Police blocked the road from MAO College to Secretariat on the eve of the hearing of Shehbaz Sharif case in the accountability court, the TV channel reported.

It is pertinent to note that, according to the NAB investigation report, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sharif family Muhammad Usman laundered money for the Shehbaz family.

On the other hand, PML-N Secretary General Ahsan Iqbal, Attaullah Tarrar, Khawaja Ahmed Ehsan and PMLN Spokesperson Mariam Aurenzaib in solidarity move with their leader reached the accountability court.

Talking to the media, Ahsan Iqbal accused NAB of drowning Rs4 billion in the United Kingdom.

He termed the incumbent government as a ‘joke government’. He accused the government of also selling Kashmir to India and making the lives of Pakistanis miserable.

Ahsan Iqbal said revenge politics is being done in the name of accountability in the country.