Lahore: A special court in Pakistan has banned transactions from 13 bank accounts of a company owned by Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s younger son Suleiman Shahbaz in a multi-million dollar money laundering case. This information was given in the news of the media on Sunday. The order was issued by a special court of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on September 7.
According to the Dawn newspaper report, the investigating officer handed over the details of 13 bank accounts of various companies linked to Suleman to the court. The FIA has registered a case against Prime Minister Shahbaz and his sons – Hamza Shahbaz (former Punjab Chief Minister) and Suleiman – on charges of money laundering of over Rs 14 billion. Suleiman is absconding since 2019 and is in the UK.
Shahbaz has often said that Suleman looks after the business related to the family there. Judge Ejaz Hassan Awan, in his order, said that since Suleiman is still absconding and he has not surrendered before the court, besides his movable and immovable properties, transactions from these 13 bank accounts were also banned, the report said. has been given.