Shehbaz’s arrest: Nawaz Sharif chairs PML-N CEC meeting

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday is chairing meeting of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Central Executive Committee (CEC) to devise its future course of action in the wake of arrest of its party president Shehbaz Sharif.According to details, Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Hamza Shahbaz and ex-speaker of National Assembly (NA) Ayaz Sadiq are attending the meeting.  Earlier, Nawaz Sharif met Shehbaz Sharif in National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) Lahore office to discuss future strategy.The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had arrested Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif in the Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing Scheme scam on Octover 5. The former chief minister was charged with awarding illegal contracts to his favorite firm.Shahbaz was apprehended during his appearance before NAB in Saaf Pani Company scam. Sources told that three files were tabled before him.The Bureau quizzed Sharif regarding a tender awarded to a private consultancy company for a survey of the Saaf Pani company.The PML-N president had failed to satisfy the probing team of the bureau during the investigation and was ultimately arrested.The anti-graft watchdog has claimed that the company did not conduct any kind of survey but nevertheless was provided a lucrative sum of Rs 1.5 billion.

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