Court to indict Shahbaz, Hamza on Feb 18

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PML-N leader Shahbaz Sharif (L) and Hamza Shahbaz (R). — AFP/Geo.tv
PML-N leader Shahbaz Sharif (L) and Hamza Shahbaz (R). — AFP/Geo.tv 
  • The court issues copies of challan to the other PML-N members and other accused in case.
  • Shahbaz Sharif requests the court to extend the date for two weeks as he has to attend an Assembly session, to which the judge tells him to send an apology regarding his absence. 
  • The FIA appeals to the court to revoke Hamza and Shahbaz’s bail. However, the court dismisses FIA’s plea and extends the bail.

LAHORE: A special court in Lahore fixed February 18 for the indictment of PML-N leader Shahbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shahbaz in the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) money-laundering case, Geo News reported Thursday.

Today, Shahbaz and Hamza appeared before the court of special judge central and the court issued copies of the challan to the other PML-N members as well as those accused in the case.

Shahbaz Sharif requested the court to extend the hearing for two weeks as he has to attend a National Assembly session, to which the judge told him to send an apology regarding his absence.

The FIA, on the other hand, appealed to the court to revoke their bail. However, the court dismissed FIA’s plea and extended the bail, and adjourned the hearing till February 18. 



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