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Pakistan

Web Desk
November 22, 2018

Shahbaz Shairf accuses NAB of blackmail

Pakistan

Web Desk
Thu, Nov 22, 2018

LAHORE: Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday told the Accountability Court that the NAB were blackmailing him and he is not allowed to have his medical check ups done despite the fact that he has been suffering from blood cancer.

The former Punjab chief minister was presented before the court which granted his seven-day  transit remand.

As he appeared before the judge,he said the NAB has implicated him in a fake case.

He also complained that this week family was not allowed to meet him on the day the court has issued orders in this regard.

"I told NAB that meeting my family is my right, and  this is not  favour you are doing me. But in spite of that  NAB didn't let the meeting happen.

NAB prosecutor, however, argued nobody arrived with an am to meet the PMLN president. "How can we arrange a meeting when no one comes," he said.

Shahbaz Sharif said the NAB could get nothing out of all the remands they sought for him.

He said can swore that he didn't do a corruption of even a single penny.

Meanwhile, NAB prosecutor told the court that the National Assembly speaker has issued production orders for Sharif which would require seven-day interim remand.

 He said the physical remand of the suspect is going to expire on November 24.

The PMLN president is in the custody of NAB in a case related to Ashiana Housing scheme.