British Virgin Islands govt turns down NAB’s probe request against Sharifs


LONDON: The British Virgin Islands government has turned down National Accountability Bureau’s request for help in probing alleged offences committed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children, Maryam, Hasan and Hussain Nawaz, – dealing a blow to the efforts by the anti-graft body to find evidence against Sharifs from outside of Pakistan.

The NAB sources passed to this correspondent a copy of the letter sent earlier this week by office of the BVI’s Attorney General Chambers to the NAB, making it clear that the BVI authorities will only help if proper information is provided which conforms to the relevant laws of the country – suggesting that the fishing exercise to obtain desired information will not yield results. The latest letter has been written by the Crown’s Counsel Sarah Potter-Washington.

The letter sent by the BVI government to the NAB confirms that Pakistani authorities

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