LAHORE: Accountability Court (AC) of Lahore will resume hearing on Ramzan Sugar Mills Case today (Thursday) involving former Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Sharif.
According to sources, Shehbaz Sharif will not able to appear before the court due to his business in the federal capital, however, his son will reach the court to attend case proceedings.
In the previous hearing, the father-son duo appeared before the court in the Ramza Sugar Mills case while the court asked about Hamza Shahbaz, to which, the NAB prosecutor told the court that he is under investigation in the illegal assets case so he was not presented before the court.
The NAB also informed the court the investigator of the assets beyond the earning was not instructed to present Hamza Shahbaz in the court today.
Hamza’s counsel said that the court had given clear instructions to present him in the court on the next hearing and his absence is the violation of the court orders.
Shahbaz Sharif in the court said that he was arrested in the Ashyana Ashiana Housing Scheme and assets beyond the income cases and the story was published against him regarding embezzlement in the earthquake funds while he asked that if I were corrupted half of a penny what was the purpose to publish the story against him.
The former chief minister Punjab informed the court that Nasar carried out all the wrongdoings and his family members were arrested in his tenure and asked that where was the NAB then when Nasar had done corruption.
At his, AC ordered him to talk on his case only.
Later, the court adjourned the hearing until August 1 and ordered to present Shahbaz and Hamza in the court on the next hearing.