LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan Muslim League-N President and Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif along with the relevant documents in money laundering case.
Sources said the NAB has asked the PML-N president to provide details of the assets and properties that he received in inherited from his father.
The accountability watchdog inquired that how the assets of Shehbaz Sharif’s family grew from 360 million rupees to 5.49 billion rupees between 1998 and 2018. It also demanded provision of details of bank accounts and assets abroad.
Details of the debt taken from Barclay’s bank, the gifts received and given by the family and agricultural earning between 2008 and 2019 have also been sought by the accountability bureau.
Earlier, an accountability court in Lahore had summoned Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif in person on January 7 the following year.
AC Judge Amjad Nazir had issued written orders. The court had remarked that Shehbaz Sharif was consistently absent from hearing of Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing Scheme scam case which was hampering the proceedings.