Tuesday , March 31 2020

Shehbaz seeks bail in Ashiana housing and Ramzan Sugar Mills case

Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) will take up bail petition of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shehbaz Sharif today (Tuesday) against two cases of alleged corruption.

A two-member bench of the LHC has asked for the record of Shehbaz’s imprisonment from director general National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

Currently, Shehbaz Sharif is facing inquiries in the cases related to Ashiana Housing Scheme and Ramzan Sugar Mills.

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader submitted his plea through his legal team Azam Nazir Tarar and Amjad Pervez.

“Since I am under treatment for my health condition is not good, therefore the court should release me on bail,” he pleaded to the high court.

Shehbaz Sharif expressed that National Accountability Bureau (NAB)  had made the case against him on political grounds and they have no evidences against me.

NAB arrested Shehbaz Sharif on October 5 last year for his alleged corruption in Ashiana Iqbal Housing scandal.

He was also involved in Ramzan sugar mills case and the inquiries were pending , he is also accused to own assets beyond his known income sources.

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