Islamabad (July 31, 2017): National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has given go ahead to file four references against the Prime Minister, Children, Capt Retd Safdar and Ishaq Dar in six weeks in the light of Supreme Court orders, given on July 28 decision in which apex court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The decision made in NAB executive board meeting held under the chair of Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhary. The meeting has decided that in the light of Supreme Court direction, given on July 28 order, the four reference will be filed in six weeks against the former Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif, Hussain Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz, Maryam Nawaz, Captain Retd Safdar and ex former finance minister Ishaq Dar.
“The references will be filed in connection of London Flats, Azizia and Hill Mattel Steel Mill, offshore companies and their assets more than their means of income,” NAB spokesperson said.
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Meeting decided that references will be filed on the basis of material provided by Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) along with the cases had already field in FIA and NAB. The documentary material gathered by JIT during its investigation and legal consultation will also be considered for the preparation of references.
“First reference in connection to London flats, second establishment of Azizia Steel Mill and Mattel Hill Steel Mill, third offshore companies and fourth regarding the Nawaz Sharif assets more than income,” Spokesperson explained.
NAB directed all the concern officials to prepare the references according to all profession procedure.
On July 28, Supreme Court had announced its verdict in Panama Case, disqualifying Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for not being Sadiq and Ameen.
The five-member larger bench pronounced its verdict at Court Room No 1.
The court directed that all the materials and cases be sent to NAB for filing references against Prime Minister and other family members.
The court directed the Election Commission of Pakistan to immediately de-notify the Prime Minister as Member of National Assembly.