NAB court extends Shehbaz’s transit remand till Nov 6

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An accountability court in Islamabad on Wednesday increased former Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif’s transit remand till November 6 for the Ashiana Housing scheme case.

The Opposition Leader in the National Assembly and the President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was presented before Judge, Mohammad Bashir today by the National Accountability Bureau.

The anti-corruption regulator requested a seven-day allowance in Shahbaz’s transit remand, which was approved by the court.

On October 5, Shahbaz Sharif was arrested in the Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme case after he appeared before NAB in the Saaf Pani case. On October 6, an accountability court in Lahore allowed NAB physical remand of 10 days. The PML-N president’s imprisonment was then extended by 14 days on October 16th.

He was already on transfer remand, which was to expire today before the court extended it by seven days.