Islamabad: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday submitted the challan against PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz to a special court for their alleged involvement in a money laundering case to the tune of Rs16 billion in the sugar scam case, Dawn reported on Tuesday.
The agency also claimed that it had unearthed the role of a Bahraini woman in the entire saga at the behest of former finance minister Ishaq Dar.
According to an FIA report “The investigation team has so far unearthed 28 Benami accounts of the Shehbaz family through which Rs16.3bn was laundered during 2008-18. The FIA examined the money trail of 17,000 credit transactions,”.
The amount was kept in “hidden accounts” and given to Shehbaz in a personal capacity, the report added.