NAB posts notice on Sharif’s Lahore residence stopping him from sale of properties
ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday posted its notice on the main gate of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s Jati Umra residence, according to sources.
According to the notice, Nawaz cannot sell his residence to anyone. Copies of the notice have also been sent to the heads of the Lahore Development Authority, Punjab Excise Department, Defence Housing Authority, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and Lahore Deputy Commissioner.
The copies have been also sent to all the banks of the country.
The notice has been issued in connection with the Avenfield properties of the Sharif family in London, over which a reference has been filed against them in the Islamabad Accountability Court.
Notice to Ishaq Dar
Meanwhile, NAB Lahore has also sent notice to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar at his Islamabad and Lahore residence on Thursday night. According to the notice, Dar cannot sell his movable, immovable properties.
Dar is accused of possessing assets disproportionate to his declared sources of income.
The violation of NAB’s order would result in punishment according to the NAB law’s section 23-A.
The Sharif family and Dar are presently in London where Nawaz’s wife, Kulsoom, is undergoing treatment for lymphoma.
The family failed to appear in the Islamabad Accountability Court on September 19 with regards to three references filed against them by NAB in light of the Supreme Court’s Panama case judgment of July 28.
The next hearing of the case is on September 26.