Chaudhry Sugar Mills Case: Maryam Nawaz’s remand extended by 7 days

LAHORE: An accountability court in Lahore extended Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s remand by seven days.

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Maryam appeared before the court the court of accountability judge Ameer Muhammad Khan today following the conclusion of her earlier 14-day remand in connection with the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.

Earlier on September 4, the physical remand of Maryam Nawaz and her cousin was extended by 14 days.

Yousaf Abbas, a cousin of Maryam who was also arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) the same day, was produced before the court alongside the PML-N leader and was also remanded into the accountability watchdog’s custody for seven days.

Both Maryam and Yousaf have been ordered to appear before the court on September 25.

On August 8, NAB had arrested Maryam along with her cousin Yousaf Abbas in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.

On Aug 23, sources within the anti-graft watchdog had claimed that the bureau will soon write to relevant banks and other institutions, asking them to freeze the movable and immovable assets owned by both the accused.

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