His name is on the ECL, says FIA
PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz was stopped from travelling to Doha on Tuesday afternoon.
The FIA offloaded him from the flight of a private airline. He was going to London via Doha. His passport has been seized too.
Hamza has been placed on the Exit Control List, said the FIA.
On November 16, Pakistan’s accountability bureau decided to put the names of Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif’s two sons on the no-fly list. A request was submitted to the interior ministry too.
The accountability bureau has been investigating Hamza Shehbaz for owning more assets than known sources of income. He has been named in the Saaf Pani Company case too.
On November 1, Hamza obtained pre-arrest bail from the Lahore High Court to avoid being arrested by NAB. He has been nominated in the Saaf Pani Company corruption case in which he recorded his statement in front of NAB earlier.
On May 18, he told the accountability court in Lahore that he chaired board meetings of the Punjab Saaf Pani Company in his capacity as a member of the ruling PML-N and not as a board member.