The National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) Lahore directorate has not only issued notices to the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar but also put them up outside their homes, informing then that they could not sell their properties.
NAB court judge Muhammad Bashir has summoned the Sharif family and Dar yet again. NAB authorities have put up the notices at the Sharif family's residences in Laore's Model Town and Jati Umra and Dar's home in Gulberg.
The notices sent to the Sharif family mention the names of deposed PM Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar.
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The notices read that the Sharif family and Dar could not buy or sell properties until a verdict was reached on the NAB references filed against them with an accountability court.
NAB has also issued notices to the Lahore Development Authority, the excise department, the DCO and the Securities and Commission of Pakistan informing them about the decision to prohibit the Sharif family and Dar from buying or selling properties.
The Sharif family has twice failed to show up at the accountability court hearing three corruption references filed against them by NAB on the orders of the apex court, which had disqualified Nawaz in its July 28 verdict.
The NAB references pertain to the Avenfield flats, Flagship Investment Limited and 15 other companies as well as alAzizia Company Limited and Hill Metals Establishment.
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Sharif’s aide Asif Kirmani informed the court that the former premier was currently in London with his ailing wife. The court directed Kirmani to inform the accused about the summons.
Kirmani told the judge that he would inform only Sharif, Maryam and Safdar about the summons, because Hassan and Hussain did not live at Raiwind.
On Wednesday, NAB had frozen Dar's assets just hours after an accountability court issued arrest warrants over his failure to appear before the bench.
NAB moved to freeze all moveable and immoveable properties of the finance minister Dar in connection with the probe into accumulation of assets beyond his known sources of income.
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