NAB takes Maryam Nawaz into custody
LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz was taken in to custody by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for skipping appearance in Ramzan Sugar Mills and money laundering cases.
As per details, the PML-N leader was taken into custody when she arrived at Kot Lakhpat Jail to meet her father and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Yousaf Abbas, a cousin of Maryam Nawaz Sharif, has also been detained by NAB.
Reportedly, Maryam Nawaz was unable to provide the required details of foreign investment in sugar mills while she was also failed to satisfy the bureau regarding source of income for purchasing the shares.
NAB has claimed that three foreigners had transferred 11000 shares worth millions of rupees on Maryam Nawaz’s name.
PML-N leaders and supporters, including Maryam Aurangzeb and Ahsan Iqbal, were protesting the development outside the National Assembly.
The PML-N leader will be produced before the accountability court on August 9 for remand.
It is to be mentioned here that the bureau had summoned Maryam Nawaz for interrogation in Chaudhry Sugar Mills and money laundering cases but she skipped the appearance due to her meeting scheduled with Nawaz Sharif.