ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed on Tuesday became a witness against former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) scam case.
Sheikh Rasheed will record his statement in an accountability court during its next hearing.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will produce an overall 59 witnesses in the court where the petitioner Sheikh Rasheed will be the first witness in the case.
Four officers of power ministry, including Hassan Bhatti, Nawaz Ahmed Virk, Abdul Rasheed Jokhio and Umer Saeed are also among the witnesses. Moreover, acting general manager of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) Fasihuddin and the director of Port Qasim Authority, Jamil Ahmed, will also testify in the court.