National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser had issued production orders for Shehbaz Sharif to attend the session on lower house, which had been summoned on the request of the opposition.
The NAB team took the opposition leader into custody after the session. He will be shifted to Lahore tonight as part of the bureau’s investigation into a graft case.
Earlier, several Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) including Rana Sanuallah, Ahsan Iqbal, and Khawaja Muhammad Asif met the oppositon leader in his chamber in the parliament building.
The discussed National Assembly proceedings, the upcoming session of the lower house, NAB cases against Shehbaz Sharif, and overall political situation in the country.