Chaudhry brothers submit assets record in NAB
LAHORE (92 News) – Former prime minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and former Punjab chief minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi have appeared before the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) investigating team in Lahore today (Monday).
The two leaders appeared before the NAB and were questioned for more than an hour.
During their appearance, the Chaudhry brothers submitted a file containing record of their assets.
They also denied any wrongdoing and rejected the allegations of corruption.
The duo had been summoned in a case pertaining to misuse of their authority, framed against them back in 2000 before they joined hands with former president General Pervez Musharaf.
The graft case against Ch Shujaat and Ch Pervaiz Elahi is also among the 179 mega corruption list, compiled and submitted in the Supreme Court by anti-corruption watchdog in 2015.
The case against them has been reopened at a time when anti-graft body has filed corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members, besides investigating high-profile scams.
The NAB had to complete the corruption probe against PML-Q leadership till Sept 30 but the investigation could not wrapped up as the national anti-graft body was engaged in several other cases, the sources revealed.