Throughout the listening to, the PML-N chief’s counsel stated that the inquiry of FIA relies on dishonesty. We totally cooperated with the crew within the investigation. The authorities have didn’t unearth any benami checking account of Shehbaz Sharif, he added.
Subsequently, the court docket dismissed the plea after PML-N lawyer withdrew it to re-file.
Earlier, FIA had submitted particulars of 45 financial institution accounts of Shehbaz Sharif, his sons Hamza and Salman Shahbaz in cash laundering case. The involved officers instructed that the accused could also be sentenced to seven years in jail with nice and seizure of properties.
FIA had additionally submitted a challan in opposition to Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shahbaz and declared them as prime accused.
On November 11, 2020, Mian Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz Sharif had been indicted in cash laundering reference by accountability court docket.
All of the accused within the case pleaded not responsible. Shehbaz Sharif, whereas rejecting allegations of the anti-graft watchdog, stated that he was being politically victimized.