LAHORE: On Monday, an accountability court Monday extended former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif’s physical remand by 10 days in the Ashiana Housing scheme case.
The Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president was presented in court today. During the hearing, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) sought a 15-day extension in his physical remand.
The court earlier reserved its decision on NAB’s request for an extension but later extended it by 10 days, including a three-day transit remand.The court then ordered that Shehbaz be produced again on November 7.
“Indian spy Kulbushan Yadhav was allowed to meet his family but I am not permitted to meet mine even once a week. Such restrictions are not imposed even during martial law,” regretted Shehbaz while giving his defense before the court.