LAHORE: The accountability court has once again summoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif in Ramzan Sugar Mills case in July.
Accountability Court of Lahore in this regard issued a written order for the last hearing in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case. AC Judge Amjad Nazir Chaudhry will conduct the hearing that is scheduled for 1st July.
The PML-N President was earlier summoned for a statement however he skipped the hearing and informed the court that he had contracted coronavirus. According to the PML-N President, he has quarantined himself at home.
Shehbaz Sharif’s lawyer requested to adjourn the hearing for three weeks. However, the court has ordered PML-N President to appear in person on the designated date that the court has fixed.
Shehbaz Sharif earlier on Thursday had tested positive for coronavirus. The 69-year PML-N president who is a cancer survivor had been following the doctor’s advice to deal with the coronavirus.
Shehbaz Sharif had himself tested for COVID-19 after showing mild symptoms of the infection. According to him, the result of the test came back positive on Tuesday afternoon.
Moreover, PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi have contracted the coronavirus.