LAHORE (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) summoned Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif and Yousaf Abbas on Thursday (July 8) in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.
92 News obtained the copy of notice issued to Maryam and Yousaf. According to the notice, a questionnaire has also been sent to the PML-N leader seeking details in the case.
The NAB has inquired about how and where the shares were divided since the inception of the mill in 1985. The PML-N leader has also been directed to provide details of contacts with four foreigners in relation to money matters of the Mills.
The shareholders namely included UAE’s Saeed Saif Bin Jabbar Al-Saudi, UK’s Sheikh Zaka-Uddin, a Saudi by the name of Hayi Ahmed and UAE’s Naseer Abdullah.
The corruption watchdog body has also sought details regarding Telegraphic Transfers (TTs) from the PML-N leader.
On July 31 during appearance, the NAB Lahore
interrogated Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz in the alleged money laundering case.
The PML-N leader appeared before the anti-graft watchdog body in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. The NAB officials interrogated Maryam for transferring millions of rupees to abroad.
Maryam Nawaz could not satisfy corruption watchdog body over interrogation. However, the NAB gave the PML-N leader a questionnaire and summoned her again on August 8.
It is pertinent to mention here that Maryam had been summoned by anti-graft watchdog for being a major shareholder of Chaudhry Sugar Mills. The bureau is said to have found evidence of telegraphic transfers (TT) worth millions of rupees by the Sharif family, including Maryam.
The evidence against the owners of the sugar mills came to the fore during the investigation against Shehbaz Sharif and his sons Hamza and Salman in money laundering and income beyond means case.
Hassan and Hussain Nawaz could not appear despite summon notices.