NAB files reference against Shehbaz Sharif, Hamza Shehbaz in money laundering case

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a reference against Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif, and his son Hamza Shehbaz in money laundering case on Monday.

As per the details, anti-graft watchdog has filed a reference against National Assembly (NA) opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz, who is also the opposition leader in Punjab Assembly, on money laundering allegations.

Meanwhile, 16 others have also been accused in the reference filed by the accountability bureau.

NAB has accused PML-N leaders of being involved in money laundering and sending money abroad via illegal means.

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Prior to this, Lahore High Court (LHC) had rejected Hamza Shehbaz’s bail plea in money laundering case.

 Both Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz have refused the allegations, claiming that they’re being subjected to political victimization.

Earlier, Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz were indicted by an accountability court in Ramzan Sugar Mills case on August6th.