NAB freezes properties related to Shehbaz, Hamza and Salman stating corruption offences

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday issued orders to freeze assets owned by PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif and his sons Hamza Shehbaz and Salman Shehbaz in different cities including Lahore, Chiniot, Haripur and Abbottabad, citing corruption offences.

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The orders will remain in place for 15 days, during which NAB will file an application in the relevant accountability court for their confirmation.

The anti-corruption watchdog issued six orders, each listing separate properties acquired by Shehbaz, Hamza and Salman — all three of whom are nominated in corruption cases being probed by NAB.

According to the bureau, the evidence collected against the three PML-N leaders so far had provided NAB with “reasonable grounds for believing” that Shehbaz, Salman and Hamza were involved in “offences of corruption and corrupt practices”.

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