Avenfield Reference: Report finds Sharif family involved in corruption
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The investigation report into the Avenfield supplementary reference has found former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and son-in-law were involved in corruption.
A report prepared by an official National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) Muhammad Imran stated that Nawaz Sharif purchased Avenfield flats while holding public office which do not comply with his apparent income.
According to the evidence, Maryam Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz presented fake trust deed in the court. “Captain (r) Safdar had also signed the trust deed,” the report mentioned.
The report further stated that Maryam Nawaz had said in her November 2011 interview with a private television that she didn’t have property in London, however, the statement submitted in the Supreme Court by the former premier’s daughter stated that Hussain Nawaz is the owner of Avenfield apartments since 2006.
“According to the deed, Maryam Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz are two trustees,” the statement added.
The reply from the British Virgin Island to the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) also confirmed Maryam Nawaz as the beneficial ownership of two offshore entities, while the forensic experts declared the trust deed fake, the report stated.