LAHORE – An accountability court docket on Tuesday adjourned listening to of cash laundering case in opposition to Shehbaz Sharif household until January 16.
Accountability Court docket Decide Syed Jawadul Hassan performed the case proceedings, whereby the jail authorities produced Opposition Chief in Nationwide Meeting Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz.
In the course of the proceedings, the court docket continued technique of recording statements of witnesses and recorded assertion of two extra witnesses introduced by Nationwide Accountability Bureau.
Advocate Amjad Pervaiz on behalf of Shehbaz Sharif requested with the court docket to hunt report of 2014 tax audit of Shehbaz Sharif from authorities involved, in addition to submitting a written utility for the aim.
At this, the court docket sought report of the tax audit from Federal Board of Income and adjourned additional listening to until January 16. The court docket additionally directed bureau for presenting extra witnesses on the subsequent date of listening to.
The NAB had nominated 16 individuals as accused within the case. Nevertheless, solely 10, out of 16, had been indicted but.
Moreover Shehbaz Sharif, Hamza Shehbaz, Javeria Ali, Fazl Dad Abbasi, Rashid Karamat, Muhammad Usman, Masroor Anwar, Nisar Ahmad, Shoaib Qamar, and Qasim Qayyum had been indicted within the case.
Nevertheless, Salman Shehbaz, Nusrat Shehbaz, Rabia Imran, Syed Muhammad Tahir Naqvi, Haroon Yousaf Zai and one other couldn’t be indicted as a consequence of their abscence.
In a reference, comprising 55 volumes, the bureau had alleged that Shehbaz Sharif household dedicated large cash laundering of Rs 7 billion. Yasir Mushtaq, Mushtaq Ahmad, Shahid Rafique and Aftab had been made approvers within the reference.