Ads to declare Nusrat Shahbaz as proclaimed offender pasted outside NAB court
LAHORE (City News) – Advertisements to declare Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Opposition Leader in National Assembly (NA) Shehbaz Sharif’s wife Nusrat Shahbaz as proclaimed offender on Thursday have been pasted outside the accountability court.
According to details, the ads were placed by investigation officer.Earlier, accountability court had rejected the plea of Nusrat Shahbaz seeking exemption from the hearings in money laundering case.
While announcing the reserved verdict, accountability judge Jawad-ul-Hassan had directed to launch proceedings to declare Nusrat Shahbaz as proclaimed offender.
Bailable arrest warrants issued for Shehbaz‘s wife, daughter
Accountability court had issued bailable arrest warrants for Shehbaz Sharif’s wife Nusrat Shahbaz and his daughter Rabia Imran over continuous absence in money laundering case.
The accountability judge has directed Nusrat Shahbaz and Rabia Imran to attend next hearing on September 29 at any cost.
While talking to media outside the court, Shehbaz Sharif said that the incumbent government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was taking political revenge from PML-N leaders. I have always served the people of Punjab with sincerity, he added.
Money laundering case: Investigation report from Sharif family CFO submitted
According to the NAB investigation report, Chief Financial Officer of Sharif family Muhammad Usman laundered money for the Shehbaz family.
Muhammad Usman started working for the Sharif family in 2005 at Ramzan Sugar Mills for Rs 90,000 per month. In 2006, the Nawaz family acquired Hudaibiya Engineering from the Shehbaz family and in 2007, the Shehbaz family made more companies, including the Sharif Feed Mill, to expand their business.
The bank accounts of Shehbaz Sharif’s wife Nusrat Shehbaz and his sons were used for foreign remittances and loans. On the direction of Salman, Waqar Trading Company made fake foreign remittances of Rs 600 million.
The entire amount was transferred to Salman Shehbaz’s personal account via cheque but it is not known where Salman receives his money from.