Panama papers case: NAB recommends seizure of Nawaz Sharif’s family assets

Islamabad: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Lahore, has forwarded four references, prepared against the Sharif family, to its headquarters in Islamabad proposing seizure of the entire assets of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children Hussain, Hassan and Maryam Nawaz and freezing of their bank accounts.

File image of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Reuters

File image of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Reuters

The references were sent to Pakistan’s anti-corruption body’s headquarters after the bureau’s regional board gave consent to all the decisions. The meeting was chaired by director general NAB Lahore Major Shehzad Salim (Retd), the News International reported on Friday.

The bureau’s regional office also proposed action against finance minister Ishaq Dar besides confiscating all his moveable and immoveable property, the report said. The board also proposed that Dar’s name be placed on the Exist Control List (ECL).

NAB Lahore had

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