Court extends Hamza Shehbaz’s physical remand for 10 days


LAHORE: An accountability court on Wednesday extended the physical remand of Punjab Assembly Opposition Leader Hamza Shehbaz for 10 days in assets beyond sources/money laundering case.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had produced Hamza before the court after his 14-day remand expired on Wednesday.

During the hearing, NAB prosecutor presented financial statements of the suspect. “Comparisons have been done between Hamza Shehbaz’s accounts and income from 30 June 2016 to 2017. It was found that the accused transferred around Rs16 million into his mother’s bank accounts”, the prosecution told the court.

After hearing arguments of both parties, the court then extended physical remand of Hamza Shehbaz for 10 days, ordering the production of Hamza again on August 3.