Ramzan mills case: NAB court extends Hamza Shahbaz's judicial remand till Dec 23.


LAHORE -- Accountability court on Thursday has extended judicial remand of Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz in Ramzan Sugar Mills case till December 23. According to details, strict security arrangements were made on the occasion to avoid any untoward incident. Earlier, the court had allowed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to interrogate Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior politician Hamza Shahbaz in the money laundering charges in jail. On June 11, the accountability watchdog had arrested Hamza in the same case after the Lahore High Court (LHC) turned down his applications for extension in interim bail. In the hearing on June 11, Salman Butt, the defense counsel for Hamza,

had argued that according to the NAB ordinance, the bureau could not issue arrest warrants unless an inquiry over the matter was completed. To which, Justice Naqvi had remarked...

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