Court grants 10-days remand of Shahbaz Sharif to NAB

Pakistan PML-N Chief Shehbaz Sharif Remanded to 10 Day NAB Custody in Housing Scam

The bureau said that the leader misused his authority during his tenure as Punjab province's Chief Minister, Geo News reported. The former Punjab Chief Minister, who was taken into custody by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) a day earlier, was produced before the accountability court while the watchdog sought his custody in a "campaign against corruption".

Hundreds of PML-N supporters gathered outside the court, chanting pro-Sharif slogans as police and soldiers guarded the venue.

Pakistan's opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif has been arrested for alleged corruption in the latest scandal to hit the Sharif political dynasty.

In the meeting among the family members at Jati Umra today, Hamza Shehbaz and Salman Shehbaz briefed Nawaz Sharif on his brother's physical remand.

PML-N has chose to constitute a committee to hold consultations over the arrest of party President Shehbaz Sharif. The PML-N has also made a decision to consult with other opposition parties on the contemporary issues.

In his statement before the accountability court, Shehbaz said the Ashiana case was politically motivated, adding that he had not committed corruption of even a single penny.

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She said her party is being victimized in the name of accountability.

"Everyone knows that the PTI government is behind this worse kind of revenge", he claimed, according to his party.

Meanwhile, PML-N' s members of the National Assembly have submitted a letter to the NA speaker, requestioning a session of the lower house to discuss the opposition leader's arrest.

The younger Sharif was detained by the anti-graft body at the accountability body's Lahore office following a hearing in Punjab Saaf Pani Company.

"Shehbaz cancelled the contract awarded to M/s Ch A Latif & Sons for infrastructure development of Ashiana Iqbal Housing Project and awarded it to CASA Developers", the NAB prosecutor upheld.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz activists on Saturday took out a rally against the arrest of party president Shahbaz Sharif and described it as political victimisation.

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