Banking court extends interim bail of Shehbaz, Hamza till September 25 in money laundering case
LAHORE ( Web News )
Duty judge of the banking court Lahore Muhammad Aslam Gondal has extended interim bail of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and his son Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Assembly Muhammad Hamza Shehbaz Sharif till September 25 in money laundering case.
During the hearing of the case, the judge was not happy with the slow pace of investigation by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and directed the agency to complete the investigation as soon as possible. The court has summoned DG FIA on next hearing of the case along with the progress report of the case.
Hamza Shehbaz told the court that FIA used to interrogate him during his time in jail and now the agency wants to arrest him again. Judge told the PML-N leader to join the investigation. During the hearing the judge questioned about the progress of investigations into the case. Upon this the investigation officer informed that some accounts were opened in which the transactions were done. The court has directed the investigation to present record regarding the matter.
During the hearing Shehbaz Sharif informed the court that this case is duplicate of the case filed in NAB. Upon this the court judge while addressing Shehbaz Sharif said that if this is NAB case then you should approach the high forum. The court while extending bail of Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz till 25th September adjourned further hearing of the case.