Avenfied Reference: Nawaz actual owner of London flats, Prosecutor tells Accountability Court

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday. an accountability court resumed hearing National Accountability Bureau(NAB)Deputy Prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi concluding arguments in the Avenfield reference against the Sharif family.

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This was the third consecutive hearing.

Former prime minister Nawaz and his family members are indicted in three corruption references in the accountability court — Avenfield Properties, Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investments — in which they are accused of money laundering, tax evasion and hiding offshore assets.

Abbasi remarked that Nawaz and his family hid their ownership through offshore companies. “Nawaz Sharif is the actual owner of the London flats,” he said, adding that there are no records to show that bearers shares were transferred from Prince Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jaber Al-Thani to Hussain Nawaz.

Furthermore Nawaz Sharif, Maryam had sought 5 days exemption from the Accountability Court to see ailing Kulsoom Nawaz being treated in London.

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