Lahore (Staff Report): An accountability court on Friday handed over Maryam Nawaz and her cousin Yousaf Abbas to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on a physical remand till August 21.
The anti-graft body presented the PML-N vice president and her cousin before the court and sought a 15-day physical remand of the accused in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills (CSM) and money laundering case.
During the hearing, the NAB prosecutor informed the court that Maryam was a shareholder of Chaudhry Sugar Mills and she had failed to give satisfactory answers to NAB’s queries.
The NAB officials also presented a list of questions in the court which they claimed were not answered by the PML-N leader.
After hearing the arguments, accountability court judge Naeem Arshad handed Maryam and Abbas over to the NAB’s custody on a physical remand till August 21.
On Thursday, Maryam was arrested by the NAB as she was visiting her father former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at the Kot Lakhpat Jail with a graft case relating to CSM, a sugar mill owned by the Sharif family.