CJP summons Shehbaz Sharif in alleged 56 companies corruption case

LAHORE: On Sunday,  Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar h summoned former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif in a case pertaining to corruption in 56 public sector companies in Punjab.

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Chief Justice was heading a  two-member bench of the apex court’s Lahore Registry, resumed hearing the suo motu case today.

“Shehbaz Sharif should appear in person and explain how government officials were hired on such high incomes,” remarked the top judge.

Responding to this, Attorney General Punjab said that Shehbaz did not have any role in the companies. To which, Chief Justice Nisar said that no activity takes place without Shehbaz’s consent. “Please ask your chief minister where is he and when will he appear before the court,” the CJP observed.

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