An accountability court on Wednesday extended the physical remand of the Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly and Vice President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Hamza Shahbaz by 15 days.
The senior PML-N leader has been named in the Ramzan Sugar Mills corruption case and accused of possessing assets beyond known means of income.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials will present the PML-N leader in court on July 24.
During Wednesday’s hearing, the accountability watchdog said they were also investigating the funds in Hamza’s personal bank account.
NAB is also investigating property that was bought in Lahore’s Johar Town between 2013 and 2017 and is in the process of determining the accurate value of properties not mentioned in the Federal Board of Revenue records and Election Commission of Pakistan documents.
NAB prosecutors have claimed