Money laundering case: PM Shehbaz gets permanent exemption from appearance

F.P. Report

LAHORE: Accountability court on Tuesday granted permanent exemption from court appearance to Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif in a money laundering case.

The court, while accepting the premier’s plea authorized the PM to appoint a representative to appear in court on his behalf.

The judge also granted a one-day exemption to the Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz and sought a reply from the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) over Hamza Shahbaz’s plea seeking permanent exemption from court appearance.