Court extended judicial remand of Shehbaz Sharif
25 January, 2019
An accountability court on Thursday extended the judicial remand of former chief minister Shehbaz Sharif, Fawad Hasan Fawad and others in Ashiana Housing scandal for another 15 days. After hearing arguments from the prosecution, the court ordered that all accused in the case be produced now on February 8. The accountability court also directed the investigators to furnish report on investigation into Ramzan Sugar Mills case within 15 days.
Earlier, the lawyer of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) informed the court that Shehbaz Sharif couldn’t be produced as he was in Islamabad to attend the National Assembly session. He requested the court to extend transit remand of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president due to production order issued by NA speaker. The hearing was adjourned till February 8.