Pakistan

Court set Oct 1st to indict PMLN President Shehbaz Sharif, son in money laundering

An accountability court set Oct 1 for a fresh indictment of Leader of Opposition in National Assembly and PMLN President Shehbaz Sharif, his son Hamza Shehbaz and other suspects in the money laundering reference

The court directed the national accountability bureau (NAB) to present witnesses next October 1.

Shehbaz, his son Hamza, daughter Javeria Ali and others who joined the trial had been indicted on November 11, 2020, and now the court would indict the suspects again after another suspect.

Shahbaz Sharif’s wife Ms. Nusrat, joined the trial proceedings through a pleader. The court directed the prosecution to supply copies of the reference to the pleader of Ms. Nusrat.

Other perpetrators included Fazal Dad Abbasi, Rashid Karamat, Masroor Anwar, Nisar Ahmad, Muhammad Usman, Qasim Qayum, and Shoaib Qamar.

On Thursday, Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shahbaz appeared before the court while a lawyer appeared on behalf of Nusrat as her pleader.

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