Panama Papers verdict: Nawaz Sharif’s family to face four corruption cases, says Pakistan’s investigating agency

Islamabad: The Sharif family will face four cases for allegedly possessing offshore assets following the Supreme Court’s direction that corruption cases be filed against Nawaz Sharif and his children over the Panama Papers scandal, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) announced on Monday.

The Supreme Court had ordered the National Accountability Bureau to start a corruption case against Sharif, his sons — Hussain and Hassan — and his daughter Maryam.

The Supreme Court ordered that the cases against them be registered within six weeks and trial be completed within six months after the registration of the cases.

File image of Nawaz Sharif. Reuters

File image of Nawaz Sharif. Reuters

The National Accountability Bureau said the cases would be filed in the Islamabad/Rawalpindi accountability courts within six weeks of the top court’s judgement, The Express Tribune reported.

The cases would be related to four flats in the Avenfield House, Park

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