Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif owned London properties while holding public office, Pakistan Accountability Court told

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif owned plush apartments in London while holding public office, the investigating officer in the corruption cases against the Sharif family informed an accountability court today.

Sharif and his family are facing three corruption cases in the Accountability Court-I after the National Acccountability Bureau (NAB) filed references against them following the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Panama Papers case.

The investigating officer Imran Dogar informed the court that the NAB investigation proves that Sharif, 68, was the owner of the Avenfield properties, the London flats, while he was holding public office, the Dawn reported.

Dogar stated that Sharif used offshore companies Nielsen and Nescoll Ltd to buy the properties in London while he was the actual owner of the apartments, it said.

He said that during investigations, the accused were unable to provide their sources of income and that the properties have been in ownership of the Sharifs

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