FIA terms withdrawal of cases against PM Shehbaz, CM Hamza 'fake news'.

ISLAMABAD -- The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday termed the news story related to the withdrawal of cases against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his son Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz and others as 'fake news'.

The agency's spokesperson, in a statement, said that the FIA had registered the case and it has not been withdrawn.

The FIA said that the proceedings are continuing in the court, with the next hearing scheduled for May 14.

'Hence, it is fake news. FIA may legally proceed against the persons involved in spreading this fake news,' said the spokesperson.

The FIA said that on April 11, the prosecutor had submitted his opinion-based application in the court regarding a change of the prosecutor wherein he was instructed not to appear on behalf of the prosecution.

It added that the prosecutor had alleged that the director-general of the FIA, via the investigation officer, had asked him not to...

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