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LAHORE: PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has accused the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) of harassment throughout interrogation.
The allegations from the Opposition chief towards the investigating company got here throughout a listening to at a Lahore court docket the place he had appeared in relation to his bail software.
“The FIA’s investigation team treated him inappropriately and the officers used to engage in pointless conversations. When I asked why they were doing this, the FIA officers kept laughing and making fun of me.”
Shehbaz told the court that he and his family suffered a loss of billions of rupees. “I opposed my family members to provide the commodity to the masses cheaply.”
The PML-N leader said that he has responded to the allegations of taking commissions in projects.
It could be recalled that the interim bail of Shehbaz and his son, Hamza Shahbaz, within the alleged monetary scandal has been prolonged until August 2.
In its response, the FIA rejected the allegations levelled by Shehbaz.
A spokesperson mentioned that there was no query of harassment or misbehaviour towards Shehbaz. He was introduced with nice respect and added that he didn’t give critical solutions to the questions.
“If Shahbaz Sharif was asked about billions of rupees deposited in his accounts, he would reply that he had launched Metro Bus and Orange Line train in Lahore. When he was asked why his employees deposited billions of rupees in his and his family’s accounts, he would respond to this saying that he served Punjab a lot.”
The spokesman additional mentioned after they inquired concerning the autos and properties he owned that he would inform them to ask these questions from his kids.
“About the billions of rupees sent from abroad, he said his lawyers will answer this. He used to gives such responses and said the question and answer must not be made public.”