Maryam remanded into NAB custody for 12 days

An accountability court remanded PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz and her cousin Yousaf Abbas in custody of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for twelve days in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. The court granting physical remand of the suspects to the NAB directed to produce them again on August 21. The court also directed the NAB to strictly observe sanctity of gender of the suspect Maryum Nawaz being a woman. The court directed the investigating officer to make positive efforts to complete the inquiry as it had already been underway for last many months.

The court however granting remand observed prima facie sufficient and reasonable grounds had been referred by the prosecution to justify custody of the suspects. He noted that evidence was available with the NAB that significant amounts had been shown to be invested by the suspects without having any ostensible sources of income.

The NAB had arrested Maryum Nawaz the

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