Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi faces another blow

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Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi faces another blow

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi faces another blow.

Accountability court has extended judicial remand of former premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and ex-finance minister Miftah Ismail till January 6 in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) case, on Monday.

According to reports, NAB court also summed all the accused nominated in the LNG scandal.

Earlier, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had again filed reference of LNG scandal after addressing the objections raised by the registrar office of accountability court.

Leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and 9 others were named accused in the mega corruption scandal.

On september10, 2018, the apex court had directed NAB to complete inquiry against Abbasi and others for the alleged corruption in the LNG contract.

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