LAHORE: An duty courtroom in Lahore on Saturday deferred indictment of Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz in Ramzan Sugar Mills case.
Amid tight security, the father-son duo appeared in the court docket of obligation choose Jawad Ahsan as accountability judge Syed Najamul Hassan changed into on go away.
After a short hearing, the decide allowed Shehbaz and Hamza to leave the court docket and scheduled the following hearing for March 27 whilst they will probably be indicted inside the case.
In the previous listening to, the courtroom had exceeded over the reference copies to Shehbaz and Hamza and directed them to appear on the next listening to so they can be indicted.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had in advance on Feb 18 filed a reference towards the PML-N president and his son, accusing the previous of misusing his authority to get a 10-km drain built in Chiniot to facilitate Ramzan Sugar Mills, which turned into owned by using his sons.
NAB officials stated Shehbaz, being chief minister of Punjab, misused his authority by way of issuing directives for the development of a 10 kilometer lengthy drain in Chiniot district in most cases to gain the sugar generators his sons owned. Shehbaz and Hamza have been accused of fraudulently inflicting a Rs213 million loss to the countrywide exchequer.
According to a list prepared by using NAB, former Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif’s then Implementation Secretary Ahmed Javed Qazi, Imdadullah Bosal, then Secretary to CM Syed Tariq Shah after which Admin Secretary Tariq Masood would report their statements in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case.
Former DCO Chiniot Dr Irshad, Shoukat Ali, National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK) Chief Engineer Muhammad Ayoob, Section Officer PHS Zulfiqar Ali, officer Namaat Ali will even file tales inside the sugar mill case.