Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed, on Tuesday has become a witness against former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi accused in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) scam case.
Major progress was made in the corruption reference against Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and other accused persons as Sheikh Rasheed became a witness in the LNG contract case. He will record his statement in an accountability court during its next hearing. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will produce an overall 59 witnesses in the court where the petitioner Sheikh Rasheed will be the first witness in the case.
Four officers of power ministry including Hassan Bhatti, Nawaz Ahmed Virk, Abdul Rasheed Jokhio and Umer Saeed are also among the witnesses.–INP