LAHORE: Accountability Court extended the judicial remand of former federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique in a case pertaining to the Paragon Housing Society scam, till May 16.

Khawaja Salman Rafique was produced before the Accountability Court as his previously granted 14 days remand was ended today. However, the co-accused and Salmans brother wasnt produced in the court as he is in Islamabad for some other engagements.

Accountability Court’s judge Syed Najam-ul-Hassan heard a case pertaining to the ongoing probe of the Paragon Housing Scheme in which both of the PML-N leaders were detained by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) back in 2018.

The court after a short hearing extended the judicial remand of Khawaja Saad and Salman Rafique and adjourned the hearing till May 16.

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials produced the Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother before the court as the previous judicial remand was expired today.

Earlier on April 14, accountability court on extended judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique for another 14 days in the Paragon Housing Society scam.

The Khawaja brothers were presented before the court as their judicial remand ended today. The court then granted a 14-day extension in their judicial.

Speaking to media outside the court he said, In Naya Pakistan, there is nothing for poverty-stricken people.

Khawaja brothers were arrested by the anti-graft body after Lahore High court rejected their petition on interim bail rejected.

Rafique is accused of holding major shares in Paragon City, however, he denies this and says he only owns a few houses and land in the society.