LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team has entered the house of Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday in Lahore.
Strict security measures have been taken outside Shehbaz Sharif’s house to prevent occurrence of any unrest or anarchy. Huge contingent of security forces have surrounded the building.
The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) president was summoned by the accountability watchdog today, but he did not appear.
Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said the cabinet had decided in the meeting that nobody would be spared.
On May 20, Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Shibli Faraz had said that a reference against Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif regarding misappropriation of public funds would be filed after Eid-ul-Fitr.
“Barrister Shahzad Akbar had asked some questions from Shehbaz Sharif, but instead of giving proper answers to them, the opposition leader started demanding fresh elections in the country to avoid corruption cases,” he had said while talking to a local TV Channel.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had summoned Pakistan Muslim League-N President and Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Apr 17 along with the relevant documents in money laundering case.
Sources had said the NAB had asked the PML-N president to provide details of the assets and properties that he received in inherited from his father.
The accountability watchdog had 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 had also demanded provision of details of bank accounts and assets abroad.