NAB recommends seizure of assets of Sharif family: official

Pakistan’s anti-graft watchdog has recommended freezing of assets and bank accounts of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members, an official said on Friday.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Lahore, has forwarded four cases against the Sharif family to its headquarters in Islamabad, proposing the steps against Mr. Sharif and his children.

The NAB’s Lahore office has also proposed to confiscate all movable and immovable properties of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.

“The NAB teams probing offshore properties and money laundering allegations against Nawaz Sharif and his children — Hasan, Husain, Maryam — his son-in-law Muhammad Safdar and Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar today recommended to its (NAB) chief that their assets and bank accounts should be frozen,” a NAB official told PTI.

He said the freezing of assets and banks accounts of the Sharif family members will be part of the four references against them to be filed next week in

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