LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has tightened the noose around the neck of PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif’s son Hamza in the sugar scam by issuing him yet another notice seeking ‘money trail’ of Rs25 billion.

The FIA says, “it has been evident that this amount was illegally acquired and concealed by him.”

The FIA Lahore also forewarned the Punjab Assembly opposition leader on Saturday to comply with its order within 30 days or face confiscation of his properties. It issued the show-cause notice three days after Hamza appeared before an investigation team. He reportedly failed to give satisfactory replies to the queries related to money laundering to the tune of Rs25bn during his two recent appearances before the FIA.

The PML-N says the ‘fresh show-cause notice’ is an attempt of the agency at the behest of Prime Minister Imran Khan to implicate Hamza in the case which has already been probed by…

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