Interior Ministry responds to the NAB plea of placing Sharifs on ECL

Interior Ministry responds to the NAB plea of placing Sharifs on ECL
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ISLAMABAD – Interior ministry on Tuesday has acted upon the letter penned by National Accountability Bureau aimed at placing Sharif family on the Exit Control List (ECL).

As per details garnered, interior ministry constituted three-member committee comprising federal ministers on the matter.

Earlier, NAB on Monday had once again penned letter to interior ministry for putting name of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz, Hussain Nawaz and Capt (retd) Safdar’s on ECL .

NAB—in its letter—stated that Avenfield reference case against the Sharif family has entered its last phase and hence, it is feared that accused may flee abroad in bid to escape legal outcomes.

It is worth here to mention that first request of NAB to put Sharif family on ECL was turned down by then interior minister Ahsan Iqbal.

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