Money laundering case adjourned till Nov 26

LAHORE: An accountability courtroom on Friday adjourned listening to of the cash laundering reference fled in opposition to Chief of Opposition in Nationwide Meeting Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz.

The courtroom allowed a one-time exemption from private look to Shehbaz on account of the Nationwide Meeting’s session.

Advocate Amjad Pervez, the defence counsel, informed the courtroom that NAB arrested one other suspect and would file a supplementary reference after finishing the investigation.

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He requested the courtroom to adjourn the cross-examination of the prosecution witnesses saying the trial of all of the suspects must be held concurrently.

Opposing the plea, a prosecutor stated the witness, current within the courtroom for cross examination, was not associated to the newly arrested suspect.

The defence counsel additionally knowledgeable the courtroom {that a} co-suspect specifically Fazal Dad Abbasi handed away.

The counsel requested the courtroom to repair the following listening to after December 5 as he was scheduled to depart for London.

Nonetheless, the courtroom adjourned the listening to until November 26 and directed the prosecution to current the witnesses for cross-examination.

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NAB alleged that the members of the family and benamidars of Shehbaz obtained pretend overseas remittances of billions of their private financial institution accounts. Along with these remittances, the bureau stated, billions of rupees had been laundered by the use of overseas pay orders, which had been deposited in private financial institution accounts of his sons Hamza and Suleman.

Shahbaz, his spouse Nusrat and son Hamza have been indicted within the case. Being in another country, Nusrat joined the trial proceedings by means of a pleader with the permission of the courtroom.

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