An picture of Shahbaz Sharif. Photo: FileLAHORE: An accountability court docket in Lahore on Thursday issued instructions to the provincial authorities to deliver PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shahbaz in a bullet-proof automobile as an alternative of an armoured one for court docket hearings.The order was issued by the executive choose of the Accountability Court Jawad-ul-Hassan in the course of the newest listening to of Shahbaz Sharif’s petition in opposition to his money-laundering case.Per sources, Home Secretary Punjab and SP safety have been additionally current in the course of the listening to.On November 11, the accountability court docket in Lahore had indicted Shahbaz Sharif, Hamza Shahbaz, and others in a cash laundering case. The suspects, nevertheless, pleaded not responsible.Speaking to media exterior the courtroom, Shahbaz had dismissed the NAB instances as “baseless” and termed them politically-motivated.The former chief minister is accused of accumulating belongings price Rs7,328 million in connivance along with his co-accused relations, benamidars, entrance individuals and shut associations and for growing an organised system of cash laundering.The anti-graft watchdog has nominated a complete of 20 people within the reference – Shahbaz’s spouse Nusrat, his sons Hamza and Suleman, and daughters Rabia Imran and Javeria Ali.NAB has accused the PML-N president of committing corruption as envisaged below the National Accountability Ordinance 1999 and cash laundering as outlined within the Anti-Money Laundering Act 2010. It says that the accused “created fake sources of income” to “justify the assets” acquired past recognized sources of earnings.On September 29, Shahbaz was arrested by NAB after the Lahore High Court (LHC) rejected his bail within the cash laundering case.The PML-N president was beforehand arrested on October 5, 2018, in one other case pertaining to Ramzan Sugar Mills and Ashiana Housing Scheme. He was within the anti-graft watchdog’s custody when the inquiry into cash laundering was authourised.