Lahore, Feb 22 ) Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and Punjab Assembly opposition leader Hamza Shahbaz received more than Rs 181 million through 23 “suspicious transactions”, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) said on Monday. ۔
It said it could not account for the deals and could not provide any evidence.
The report further reveals that the Shahbaz Sharif family set up 14 large companies between 2005 and 2016 using proceeds from suspicious transactions and received massive financial benefits.
The bureau said the opposition leader had amassed far more assets than he could justify from his sources of income and was found to be involved in corruption.
A two-judge bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) will hear the bail petition filed by Hamza on February 23.
The answer was presented to the LHC, the National Graft Buster demanded that the PML-N leader’s bail application be rejected. The Bureau stated that the High Court had already rejected the bail application of the accused. He added that he had filed a fresh bail application on the same grounds as in his previous application.