Shehbaz, the youthful brother of three-time former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, was arrested by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) on September 28 after a court docket right here rejected his bail utility within the Rs 700 crores cash laundering case.
Subsequent day, the 69-year-old former chief minister of Punjab province was despatched on a bodily remand by an accountability court docket.
On Tuesday, an accountability court docket of Lahore rejected the NAB’s plea looking for additional extension to his bodily remand.
Shehbaz advised the court docket that NAB did not ask any questions on cash laundering throughout his three weeks detention.
Speaking to reporters, Shehbaz criticised the Imran Khan authorities for arresting Mohammad Safdar, son-in-law of Nawaz Sharif, for elevating slogans in giving respect to the poll.
Safdar was on Monday briefly arrested from his resort room in Karachi, a day after he staged a protest on the tomb of the nation’s founder and attended a joint opposition rally.
Shehbaz additionally termed unholy alliance of Imran Khan and NAB behind political victimisation of opposition leaders. He has been shifted to Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore.
Maryam Nawaz, daughter of Nawaz Sharif, had stated that Shehbaz had been arrested solely as a result of he didn’t depart his elder brother (Nawaz).
Prime Minister Khan just lately stated the Opposition leaders must be convicted in instances in opposition to them. He was complaining about delay in such instances.
Shehbaz, who has denied any wrongdoing, was arrested simply forward of the deliberate protests by his celebration – the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) – to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Khan.
The political temperature is excessive within the nation for the reason that 11 opposition events shaped an alliance – Pakistan Democratic Motion – in opposition to the military’s involvement in politics.
Nawaz Sharif, residing in London since November final yr after he was allowed by the courts and the federal government to go there for a interval of eight weeks for medical therapy, has accused military chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and spy company ISI head Lt Gen Faiz Hameed for interfering within the elections of 2018 and putting in Imran Khan’s “puppet authorities”.
The highly effective Military, which has dominated Pakistan for greater than half of its 70 plus years of existence, has hitherto wielded appreciable energy within the issues of safety and overseas coverage.