Sharif family again fails to appear before NAB

20 Aug, 2017 3:38 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members have on Sunday again failed to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), which wanted to interrogate them over Sharifs’ Avenfield properties.

The NAB had summoned disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family including his two sons Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and his son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar to appear before it in Lahore, which wanted to interrogate them over Avenfield properties.

Sources said that the joint investigation team headed by NAB Lahore Director General Major (r) Saleem Shahzad had to question Sharif family.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) following a Supreme Court order had issued summons to Sharif family to interrogate them at its Lahore office. The NAB would now issue the third summons to them.

On July 28, a five-member Supreme Court bench disqualified Sharif from continuing in his office for possessing a work permit at the firm of his son in the UAE.

The court also ordered the NAB to investigate money laundering and other corruption charges against Sharif, his children, son-in-law Safdar and federal finance minister Ishaq Dar, a relative of Sharif, in light of the report of the Joint Investigation Team.

Sharif, his sons, daughter Maryam, son-in-law Safdar and relatives Ishaq Dar and Tariq Shafi – face several cases, including over the Al-Azizia Steel Mills, the Hill Metal Establishment and Hudabiya Papers Mills.

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