Accountability court orders to seize Nawaz Sharif’s assets in Toshakhana reference

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LAHORE (City News) – Accountability court on Thursday has ordered to seize properties and assets of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo and former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif in Toshakhana case.

During the hearing headed by judge Syed Asghar Ali, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has presented complete details of Nawaz Sharif’s properties, cars and bank accounts in the court.

The ex-premier owns over 1650 canal agricultural land, Mercedes, Land Cruiser and two tractors. He also has bungalow in Murree and 102-canal agricultural land in Sheikhupura in his name, NAB representative told.

Previously, accountability court had indicted Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari and ex-Prime Minister (PM) Yousaf Raza Gillani in Toshakhana reference.

The court had also declared Nawaz Sharif as proclaimed offender over his continuous absence.

It is to be mentioned here that NAB had alleged Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif of getting cars from former PM Yousaf Raza Gillani through illegal way.

Zardari had only paid 15 percent cost of the cars by using his fake accounts, however, Libya and United Arab Emirates (UAE) also gifted him cars when he was serving as president, NAB prosecutor told.

NAB official claimed that Asif Ali Zardari used these cars for his personal work instead of submitting them to Toshakhana.

Nawaz Sharif got car without any application in 2008 when he was not holding any public office, the anti-corruption watchdog’s representative stated.

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