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NAB arrests Shehbaz Sharif in money laundering case

NAB arrests Shehbaz Sharif in money laundering case

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team has arrested Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif in money laundering case.

According to details, NAB team arrested the PML-N leader when Lahore High Court (LHC) rejected his bail plea after detailed arguments from both sides. The anti-graft watchdog will present Opposition Leader before the court tomorrow and request physical remand of the accused.

A two-member bench of the Lahore High Court comprising Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem and Justice Farooq Haider heard the plea, during which Shehbaz Sharif’s lawyer gave their arguments.

Counsel of Shahbaz Sharif argued that Shehbaz Sharif saved over Rs1,000 billion of national exchequer and never received his pay as a member of National Assembly.

The local administration has also ensured stringent security arrangements to avoid any untoward incident.

Previously, LHC had extended interim bail of Shehbaz Sharif till September 28 in money laundering case and assets beyond means case.