LNG contract case: Ex-PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi remanded into NAB custody

05:49 PM | 19 Jul, 2019
LNG contract case: Ex-PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi remanded into NAB custody
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ISLAMABAD – An accountability court in Pakistan’s federal capital has granted 13-day physical remand of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to National Accountability Bureau in the LNG contract case.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested by the NAB yesterday and today he was produced before the accountability court.

Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the NAB's petition against the 60-year-old leader of former ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

According to the NAB arrest warrant, Abbasi is accused of commission of the offence of corruption and corrupt practices under section 9 (a) of National Accountability Ordinance, 1999.

NAB arrests ex-PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi from Lahore 02:23 PM | 18 Jul, 2019

LAHORE – The National Accountability Bureau on Thursday took former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi into custody ...

Abbasi is facing the accusation of handing over a tender worth Rs220 billion to a company in which he was a shareholder himself. He is also named in the Exit Control List (ECL).