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PML-N President Shehbaz on judicial remand

The president of Pakistan’s opposition party has been put on judicial remand over a housing scheme scandal.

PML-N’s Shehbaz Sharif attended an accountability court in Lahore in connection with the Ashiana Housing scam.

A number of party activists were arrested outside the courtroom following clashes with police.

Sharif was arrested on 5 October over allegations he awarded lucrative contracts to favourites.

He has been sent to Kot Lakhpat jail and will be produced before the court again on 13 December.

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