PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz falls ill in Kot Lakhpat Jail

LAHORE (Dunya News) - Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz’s health has deteriorated, Dunya News reported on Monday. The PML-N leader is currently incarcerated in Kot Lakhpat Jail, Lahore.

PML-N sources said that Hamza Shehbaz would not attend the Punjab Assembly session due to his ailing health. It may be recalled that his health had deteriorated a few days back as well.

The senior PML-N leader is in the custody of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a money laundering case.

On November 11, 2020, Opposition Leader in National Assembly and PML-N president Mian Shehbaz Sharif and son Hamza Shehbaz were indicted in money laundering reference by accountability court.

All the accused in the case pleaded not guilty. Shehbaz Sharif, while rejecting allegations of the anti-graft watchdog, said that he was being politically victimized.