NAB declares Minister’s Enclave residence of Shehbaz as sub-jail

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday issued a notification declaring the Minister’s Enclave residence of Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif a sub-jail.

The notification stated, “In exercise of powers conferred under section 24(f) of the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999, I, Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) hereby notify the 26, Minister Enclave, Islamabad as sub-jail for the purpose of detention of accused under the NAO, 1999.”

Shehbaz was arrested on October 5 in the Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme case after he appeared before NAB in the Saaf Pani case.

Earlier on Monday, the Accountability Court in Lahore extended the physical remand of Sharif by 10 days in the Ashiana Housing scheme case.

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