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Hamza’s bodily remand prolonged by 15 days

Hamza terms plea bargains 'money-making scheme' for NAB officials

An accountability court on Wednesday prolonged the physical remand of the Chief of the Opposition within the Punjab Meeting and Vice President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Hamza Shehbaz by 15 days.

The senior PML-N chief is accused within the Ramzan Sugar Mills corruption case and possessing property past recognized technique of revenue.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officers will current the PML-N chief in courtroom on July 24.

Throughout Wednesday’s listening to, the accountability watchdog stated they had been additionally investigating the funds in Hamza’s private bank account.

NAB can also be investigating property that was purchased in Lahore’s Johar City between 2013 and 2017 and is within the means of determning the correct worth of properties not talked about within the Federal Board of Income records and Election Commission of Pakistan paperwork.

NAB prosecutors have claimed that the PML-N chief has not been cooperating throughout questioning.

NAB additional claims to have discovered proof of cash laundering on an enormous scale by which Hamza and his household allegedly amassed property in the UK.

In keeping with sources aware of NAB’s probe, the allegedly illegally amassed property are value Rs85 billion to Rs100 billion and had been purchased throughout Shehbaz Sharif’s tenure because the chief minister of Punjab.

NAB claims to have discovered that Hamza’s declared property in 2003 had been value lower than Rs20 million, which elevated by virtually 2,000% to over Rs410 million after his father turned the chief minister.

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