Addressing the floor of the National Assembly during the session of the lower house, Shahbaz accused the PTI government of being in "an alliance" with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
Opposition Leader in National Assembly (NA) Shehbaz Sharif on Friday has claimed that steps like arrest of Maryam Nawaz are being taken to divert the attention of the people from government's failed policies on occupied Kashmir matter.
NAB, the federal anti-corruption force, confirmed the arrests.
PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz, the son of opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif, was also present in the court in relation to the Ramzan Sugar Mills case. Pakistan Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's Daughter Maryam Arrested in Graft Probe.
On the other hand, Maryam's lawyer told the court that the Panama joint investigation team had said Chaudhry Sugar Mills as a benmai company.
The NAB had sought a 15-day physical remand for the two.Читайте также: Trump says U.S. economy 'handcuffed' by Fed, wants further rate cut
Lawyers clashed with police outside the courtroom.
Maryam Nawaz is one of the few opposition figures to openly criticise Prime Minister Imran Khan and Pakistan's powerful military. Maryam was also asked to provide details of remittances/telegraphic transfers sent and received by her from overseas. She had appeared before NAB on July 31 to record her statement in the case.
According to Dawn, Chaudhry Sugar Mills has been on NAB's radar as a result of large suspicious business transactions with foreigners worth billions of Pakistani rupees between 2001 and 2017.
Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) vice-president was detained on Thursday while she was visiting her father, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, at a Lahore prison, local media reported. "Chauhdry Sugar Mills is now being associated with Maryam Nawaz and Yousaf Abbas".
Maryam was due to appear before NAB in the CSM reference today.
However, she was taken into custody as soon as she came out of the jail after meeting her father, who is serving a 7-year term after being found guilty in a corruption case by an anti-accountability court in December last.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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