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Interim bail of PM, CM Punjab extended

Written by The Frontier Post

LAHORE (APP): A special court on Saturday extended interim bail of Prime M-inister Shehbaz Sharif and his son, Punjab Chief Mi-nister Hamza Shehbaz, till May 21 in a case, registered by the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA).
Special Judge Central Ijaz Hussain Awan conducted the case proceedin-gs, wherein Hamza Shehb-az and other accused app-eared and got their attendance marked.
Advocate Amjad Pervaiz submitted an exemption application on behalf of Shehbaz Sharif and stated that his client was in London for medical checkup.
He pleaded with the court to exempt his client from personal appearance for one day.
The Federal Investigation Agency prosecutor submitted that if it was a matter of Shehbaz Sharif’s medical examination, and therefore he would not oppose the plea.
Advocate Amjad argued that no witnesses had given any statement against She-hbaz Sharif and Hamza so far. He submitted that the a-gency had registered the ca-se on basis of mere allegations.
The court adjourned further hearing till May 21 and also extended interim bail of Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz.
Meanwhile, two different accountability courts adjourned hearing of cases against Prime M-inister Shehbaz Sharif and others till May 25 and May 21, respectively.

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