Ramzan Sugar Mills case: Hamza Shehbaz sent to jail on 14-day judicial remand


LAHORE: An accountability court on Friday sent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Punjab Assembly Opposition Leader Hamza Shehbaz to jail on 14-day judicial remand. 

Hamza had appeared before the accountability court along with his father Shehbaz Sharif in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had requested for an extension in the remand of Hamza, however, the court rejected the accountability watchdog’s plea and sent the PML-N leader to jail.

The court has ordered Hamza and Shehbaz to be presented before the court on July 20. 

Hamza, along with his father Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif were indicted in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case on April 9.

In February, NAB had filed a reference against the two alleging that the former chief minister of Punjab misused his authority by using public funds for the construction of a bridge to facilitate the Ramzan mills, owned by his sons. For more latest news Pakistan, visit 9newshd.tv


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