It said that he had "misused his powers" and granted contracts to unqualified companies of his friends, causing "losses of millions of rupees to the national exchequer".
However, Shehbaz Sharif has denied the allegations as "false and baseless".
During Thursday's proceedings of the case in the accountability court, Cheema and Fawad were present but Sharif was not in attendance, Geo News reported. The latter's lawyer told the court that his client was not well.
Adjourning the hearing of the case was till February 18, the court ordered Sharif to be present at all cost during the next hearing, adding that an order beyond summons would be given if he failed to appear.
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