Startling revelations surface in Sharif family corruption case

Startling revelations surface in Sharif family corruption case

ISLAMABAD – The corruption reference against Nawaz Sharif family has reached final stage

The accountability court has decided to record statement of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar in Avenfield reference on Wednesday.

During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head Wajid Zia has completed his statement.

He told the court that Hill Metal Establishment earned 9.9 million dollar profit during 2010 to 2017 while Nawaz Sharif received 8.9 million dollar from the company during 2010 to 2015.

Bank account details show that Hussain Nawaz gave 88 percent profit to Nawaz Sharif, he added.

Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer Khawaja Harris will cross-examine Wajid Zia on Wednesday.

Earlier, Zia said that UAE refused to verify the claim of Sharif family. The government rejected the statement of selling 25 percent shares of Gulf Steel Mills, he added.

The JIT head said that Nawaz’s sons Hassan and Hussain Nawaz submitted fake documents regarding sources of business funds, adding Hussain Nawaz said that scrap of the factory was shifted after loading in 50 trucks.