PML-N MNA sent for two-day judicial remand

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A local court in Lahore on Friday sent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf on 2-day judicial remand in a land fraud case.

The PML-N MNA was produced before the district and sessions court, Lahore where Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) sought his physical remand. After hearing arguments, the court approved 2-day judicial remand of Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf.

Punjab anti-corruption establishment team Tuesday arrested PML-N MNA Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf over ‘land grabbing’ charges. The PML-N MNA from NA-161 Sahiwal is accused of occupying 157 acres of government land.

The Punjab anti-corruption department said the PML-N lawmaker occupied the land through fake documents with the help of Muhammad Saleem Patwari.

The lawmaker has been arrested after confirmation of the charge. A case has also been registered against the PML-N lawmaker, the spokesperson said.