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AC Reserves Judgment On Exemption Plea Filed By Shehbaz

LAHORE: Accountability Court on Tuesday reserved its judgment on a plea filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Shehbaz Sharif seeking an exemption from making an appearance before the court in Ramzan Sugar Mills Case.

As per details, Accountability Court’s judge Justice Najam-ul-Hassan Bukhari is hearing the cases pertaining to Ashiana Housing Scandal and Ramzan Sugar Mills. The court has summoned PML-N president in Ashiana Iqbal Hosing Case and his son Hamza has been summoned in a case pertaining to Ramzan Sugar Mills.

Other accused in the case Ahad Cheema and Fawad Hassan Fawad are also in the courtroom.

Shehbaz’s counsel filed a plea on his behalf to seek an exemption from making an appearance in the said case till May 8.

To which the AC’s Justice Najam-ul-Hassan questioned that how he went abroad without taking any permission.

At which, Shehbaz’s counsel Amjad Parvez told the court that he was placed on Exit Control List (ECL) by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the name was removed from the ECL on court’s orders. At which, the court again repeated the previous question that why did he leave the country without taking any permission.

To which, the Shehbaz’s counsel told the court that he is on a visit abroad for his medical checkup.

Later on, the court reserved its judgment on the exemption plea filed by the PML-N chief.