NAB says it has arrested ‘suspects who laundered money for Shahbaz Sharif’s family’


The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore on Tuesday said that it has captured a suspect who supposedly made illicit telegraphic transfers (TTs) for the family of PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif — an advancement it esteemed “essential” in the illegal tax avoidance and resources past known-implies of-pay tests.

The debasement guard dog’s Lahore section, in an official statement, expressed that the suspect named Aftab Mehmood was captured based on “critical proof” given by another suspect, recognized as Shahid Shafiq, who was himself confined two days back.

“Both the confined suspects are cousins and had been illicitly transferring funds into the Sharif family’s records through common coordination,” the agency said.

NAB Lahore affirmed that “Mehmood, through a foreign currency exchange named Usman International worked all the while from London and Birmingham and made false TTs for Hamza and Salman Shahbaz just as others.”

The authority further said that amid its examination so far it has “discovered proof of around Rs3 billion worth of supposed illegal tax avoidance against Shahbaz Sharif and family”.

To additionally improve the test, Mehmood will be exhibited in a responsibility court with the end goal of verifying his 15-day physical remand, it included.

Individuals from the Shahbaz family face numerous responsibility cases relating to supposed responsibility for too far in the red and affirmed contribution in degenerate practices.

Hamza, alongside his sibling Salman, is blamed for stealing Rs200 million from open assets so as to manufacture a scaffold profiting Ramzan Sugar Mills — of which he is a chief — in Chiniot. The cash, as per NAB, was discharged by then boss pastor of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, who is likewise a suspect for the situation.

Hamza is additionally blamed for owning resources past methods and is being examined by a joined examination group from NAB.


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