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NAB summons Maryam, Hassan & Hussain Nawaz in money laundering case

NAB summons Maryam, Hassan & Hussain Nawaz in money laundering case
July 24, 2019
LAHORE (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has summoned Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz, her brothers Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz on July 31 in the alleged money laundering case. According to the sources, the corruption watchdog body has also summoned former premier Nawaz Sharif’s nephew Abbas Sharif’s son Abdul Aziz on the same date in Lahore. The sources also revealed that the anti-graft watchdog body found evidences related to doubtful transactions into foreign country from the side of Sharif family. Earlier, the NAB has tightened a noose around the Sharif brothers and initiated a probe related to non-payments in Brothers Sugar Mills. According to the sources, the inquiry was initiated by NAB Rawalpindi. It is learnt that those facing investigation include Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Hamza Shehbaz, Yousaf Abbas and other owners of the sugar mills. Shehbaz Sharif and his cousin Mian Aslam Bashir owns 57.77% shares of the mill. Mian Aslam Bashir sold Brothers Sugar Mills and Brothers Engineering fraudulently to Sheikh Nishat Ahmed. He also sold 119 acres in Chunian and 110 acres of agriculture land in Bahawalnagar. There was also a stock of sugar amounting to Rs690 million in the mill and it was also sold to Sheikh Nishat. Later, neither Brothers Sugar Mills nor Brothers Engineering nor agriculture land was handed over to him. It has been alleged that Sheikh Nishat was harassed in the name of Shehbaz Sharif when he insisted on getting the mill and other land. He was told that Shehbaz Sharif owns the shares of the mill. He got registered the cases against the Sharif family, but the police did not support him. On the other hand, Brothers’ Sugar Mills former CEO Mian Bashir has challenged the NAB notices in the Lahore High Court (LHC) after the notices.