The National Assembly Speaker was informed about former Punjab chief minister, Shehbaz Sharif’s arrest before National Accountability Bureau took the action, according to a letter issued by NAB Lahore.

Additional Director (Staff) Muhammad Mazhar Javed issued a letter on Friday, stating that NAB Lahore Director General Shehzad Saleem had a telephonic conversation with NA Speaker Asad Qaiser.

The letter further states that NAB issued arrest warrant for Shehbaz and executed the action on the same day.

Moreover, it was written that investigation was under process by the anti-graft body against the management and officials of Punjab Land Development Company, Lahore Development Authority and Lahore Casa Developers.

The mentioned persons were being probed under the provision of National Accountability Ordinance, 1999.