Accountability court declares Hussain, Hasan Nawaz 'proclaimed offenders'
ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Monday issued an order declaring sons of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Hussain and Hasan Nawaz, as proclaimed offenders.
The Nawaz brothers have been declared proclaimed offenders in three NAB references.
NAB additionally introduced a report in court concerning property owned by the brothers, which said that the accountability bureau didn’t discover any property within the nation owned by them.
In line with NAB part 502, witnesses may also now file their statements within the case.
The accountability court additional ordered the authorities to current the accused earlier than the court when they’re arrested.
The brothers, who reside outdoors Pakistan, are accused in all three references ordered by the Supreme Court in its July 28 verdict within the Panama Papers case: Avenfield properties, Azizia Metal Mills and Hill Metals Institution, and Flagship Funding Ltd.
At a listening to of the references on October 9, Decide Mohammad Bashir had accepted NAB’s plea to declare Hussain and Hasan proclaimed offenders and separated their proceedings within the three references filed towards them.
Their non-bailable arrest warrants, issued on October 2, stay in impact.
The choose had additionally directed for initiating the method of declaring them proclaimed offenders.
This concerned publication of notices in newspapers directing the accused to look in court. Failure to take action would lead to seizure of property and issuance of additional warrants.
On October 12, NAB posted the court’s proclamation order on the principle gate of the Sharif household’s residences in Jati Umra and Mannequin City, Lahore.
NAB Rawalpindi had said the motion was taken in mild of the accountability court’s instructions for the initiation of the method to declare them proclaimed offenders, as they failed to point out up within the court’s final listening to.
The court had additionally ordered the Securities and Change Fee of Pakistan (SECP) to freeze the belongings of Hasan and Hussain.