LNG case: Court remands Khaqan Abbasi for 13 days into NAB custody

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi records statement before NAB in LNG case

RAWALPINDI: An accountability court in Islamabad on Friday remanded Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi into NAB custody for 13 days.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was presented before an Islamabad accountability court in the LNG terminal case.
Khaqan Abbasi was arrested by NAB on Thursday near the Lahore toll plaza. NAB had asked for his 14-day physical remand.
During the hearing, Marriyum Aurangzeb was allowed to meet Abbasi. She and Ahsan Iqbal were in the car when he was arrested.
The bureau has been investigating him in the LNG corruption case. He has been accused of handing over a tender worth Rs220 billion to a company in which he was a shareholder himself during his tenure as federal petroleum minister. His name is also on the Exit Control List.


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