National Assembly to meet on October 17 to discuss Shehbaz’s arrest

October 10, 2018

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The National Assembly session has been called on October 17 at 11am. The opposition had requisitioned a session on PML-N President and leadr of the opposition Shehbaz Sharif’s arrest on October 6. 

They had approached NA Speaker Asad Qaiser at his residence to submit the requisition request. He had assured them that he would call the session within 14 days.

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Shehbaz was detained on October 5 by NAB in the Ashiana Housing scam. NAB was granted a 10-day physical remand of Shehbaz by an accountability court on Saturday.

The delegation comprised of Raja Zafarul Haq, Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Rana Tanvir, Ayaz Sadiq and Tahira Aurangzeb. They expressed concern over his arrest.