Pak anti-graft team to visit UK for evidence against Sharifs

LAHORE: A Pakistan anti-graft team will visit London to record the statements of some “important witnesses” and collect evidence of properties of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family, an official said today.

Sharif had to step down as prime minister and president of the ruling PML-N party after he was disqualified by the Supreme Court on July 28 in the Panama Papers scandal.

An official of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) told that it is sending its combined investigation team (CIT) to London in a few days to record the statements of some “important witnesses” regarding the properties of Sharif and his children – Maryam, Hassan and Hussain.

“Since we have not received a reply from the British authorities regarding our queries about the Sharif family’s Avenfield Properties, it has been decided to send the CIT there to peruse the matter in person,” he said.

The NAB has also written to the

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