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Hamza Shehbaz appears before NAB in case of assets beyond means

LAHORE: Son of Shehbaz Sharif, Hamza Shehbaz, appeared before officials of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore division on Friday.

Hamza appeared before the accountability watchdog today in a case pertaining to owing assets beyond their known sources of income.

The anti-graft body had sent summons to Hamza Shehbaz and his brother Salman Shehbaz to present them self before the bureau, however, Salman did not appear as he is currently in London.

According to sources, three deputy directors of NAB from the intelligence, prosecution and investigation wings interrogated Hamza.

Punjab assembly opposition leader Hamza Shehbaz is alleged in another case pertaining to financial irregularities in the Saaf Pani Company. He also had recorded his statement with the bureau on the charges against him.

On the other hand, NAB team has seized the assets of Shehbaz Sharif’s son-in-law Imran Ali.

According to NAB, properties worth million of rupees were owned by Imran Ali which includes a house and offices in Ali Tower and Ali Apartment. In addition to this, there are also the charges of taking million of rupees as bribery on the accused who has fled abroad after the issuance of arrest warrants.

It is pertinent to mention that Shehbaz Sharif, who is the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, is under the custody of bureau for his alleged involvement in Rs 14 billion Ashiyana-i-Iqbal housing project scam.




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