October 20, 2021

Money laundering, sugar scam: FIA terms Shehbaz’s reply unsatisfactory – Pakistan

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday ‘rejected’ the reply of PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif in the money laundering and sugar scam investigation, terming it “incomplete and unsatisfactory”.

The PML-N was quick to respond, saying the National Assembly opposition leader was not supposed to respond on the “whims and fancies” of the agency.

“Mr Shehbaz has submitted his reply to all queries of the FIA purely on legal grounds. He was neither a chief executive officer or director nor a shareholder of the Ramzan Sugar Mills, thus he had nothing to do with its affairs,” Shehbaz’s legal counsel and PML-N Deputy Secretary General Attaullah Tarar told Dawn after submitting his client’s reply to the FIA provincial headquarters on Temple Road here on Friday.

To a question about money laundering charges, Mr Tarar said “these were baseless and…

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