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FIA gives clean chit to Suleman Shehbaz

LAHORE: FIA on Saturday (21st of Jan 2023) gave clean chit to Suleman Shehbaz in the Rs.16 billion money laundering case.

Suleman Shehbaz, along with his counsel, appeared before Special Court Central Judge Bakhat Fakhar Bahzad on expiry of his interim bail.

The FIA submitted challan to the extent of Suleman Shehbaz during the proceedings.

The court was informed that no evidence of money-laundering and kick-backs was found against the accused.

It was further stated that there was no evidence of involvement of Suleman Shehbaz and Tahir Naqvi in the case.

After being declared innocent, Suleman and Tahir Naqvi withdrew their bail applications.

Subsequently, the court adjourned further hearing till 4th day of February, 2023.


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.