Money laundering case: PM Shehbaz, CM Hamza appear in Punjab court

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LAHORE: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz appeared in court in a money laundering case.

The Lahore Special Court had summoned Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz in a money laundering case.

Strict security arrangements have been made on the arrival of the prime minister in the court and ordinary sailans have been evicted from the court premises.

Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz also appeared in the court in connection with the hearing of the case.

At the beginning of the hearing of the case, a report was presented regarding the arrest of co-accused Sulaiman Shehbaz, Tahir Naqvi, Malik Maqsood and Ghulam Shabbir.

Shehbaz Sharif’s lawyer Amjad Pervez, while giving arguments, said that he was not presenting any paper which came on record after the change of government, all the records belong to previous government, No matter, the previous government was focused on keeping cases bound by making cases against Shahbaz Sharif. According to the law, if there are 10 cases against anyone then no arrest will be made.