National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday seized the properties of former Punjab CM and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif his wives Nusrat Shahbaz, Tehmina Durrani and son Hamza Shahbaz in assets case and money launder case.
The seized properties of Shahbaz’s wife Tehmina Durrani include agricultural land in Haripur, two houses in Defense Housing Authority (DHA), while Nusrat Shahbaz’s properties including two plots in Model Town and a house in Donga Gali have also been seized.
The anti-graft agency has also seized Hamza Shahbaz’s 9 plots in Johar Town and four plots in Judicial Colony.
The PML-N president and his family’s shares in 14 mills and transfer of two land cruisers on Shahbaz Sharif’s name have also been stopped.
The anti-graft agency has written letters to Lahore Development Authority (LDA), Excise, GDA and DC Harripur to stop transfer or sale of assets.
Sources revealed that wife of the incumbent leader of the Opposition and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) President Mian Shehbaz Sharif’s is to be questioned over assets in her name.
The anti graft watchdog has demanded that all the necessary paperwork of the properties be brought to their offices for further investigations.
It is believed that the properties were transferred by former Chief Minister Punjab to his wife Tehmina Durrani .
The properties include a villa in Khanpur along with 2 more lavish establishments in Durrani’s name.
Sources have said that investigations into the ongoing money laundering charges against Sharif resulted in the discovery of the properties.