Accountability Court Lahore on Thursday declared three members of Shahbaz Sharif’s family among others, as proclaimed offenders in money laundering reference.
According to the details, the court while hearing the reference declared that son Salman Shahbaz, daughter Rabia Imran and son-in-law Haroon Yousaf as proclaimed offenders.
In a September report by the banking crime circle of the Federal Investigation Agency revealed that billions of rupees stashed in bank accounts of staffers of Salman Shahbaz.
According to the report, FIA discovered Rs9.5 billion in bank accounts of staffers working at the Ramazan and Al-Arabia Sugar Mills.
Providing more details, the report said, Rs 2.3 billion was found in a bank account of a peon, Maqsood, who also purchased a luxury car worth more than Rs 15 million.
In addition to this, a sum of Rs 1 billion was discovered in an account owned by Shahbaz’s clerk Shabbir Qureshi while Rs 240 million was found in the account of another employee, Rana Wasim.
It is pertinent to mention here that the court had issued non-bailable arrest warrants of Shahbaz Sharif, Nusrat Shahbaz, and their daughter Rabia Imran on October 05.
On August 17, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed an Rs. 8 billion money laundering reference against Shahbaz Sharif, his wife, two sons, daughters and others in the accountability court.
However, the main accused are Shahbaz Sharif’s wife Nusrat, his sons Hamza Shahbaz, Salman Shahbaz and their daughters Rabia Imran and Javeria Ali.
On August 20, the Lahore Accountability Court approved a money laundering reference hearing against Shahbaz Sharif and his family.