Money laundering case: FIA seeks court's nod to arrest PM, CM Punjab

FIA prosecutor opposes immediate indictment of PM Shehbaz, others in money laundering case


Lahore: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his son Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz have appeared before special court central on Saturday in money-laundering case.

According to the details, PM Shehbaz will be acquitted in the FIA ​​money laundering case, and his team of lawyers has a petition ready.

The court asked Sheikh Baz Sharif what kind of safeguards would prevent the plaintiff’s admission during the hearing?

It is pertinent to mention here that the special court in Lahore had summoned the father-son duo for their indictment in the case last Saturday but it was deferred due to the premier s foreign tour.

While answering the questions on rostrum, PM Shehbaz said that he has not done corruption of single penny in public service and if he has done any corruption then he could not have gone to London.

He further said that investigations have been done against me in Dubai, France and Switzerland. “All my assets are registered in FBR. Investigations have been done for almost two years but they could not find corruption of even 1 Rupee. Political cases of corruption were filed against me,” he said.

Meanwhile, FIA prosecutor opposed the immediate indictment of PM Shehbaz and others.

The court, on the other hand, has reserved its decision on the petition where Salman Shahbaz and others were declared criminals. But the court did not prosecute the accused under the arrest warrant.

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