NAB Court issues arrest warrants for Sharif family members


ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption cases against the Sharif family issued on Tuesday bailable arrest warrants for Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam, sons Hussain and Hasan, and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar to ensure their presence. 

The Sharif family members had been summoned to appear in court today with regards to three corruption references filed against them by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). 

Moreover, the Sharif family members have been directed to submit surety bonds worth Rs1 million each.

Judge Mohammad Bashir also ordered the Sharif children to appear in court on October 2, the next date of hearing. At present, all four are in London tending to Begum Kulsoom Nawaz who is undergoing treatment for lymphoma. 

The Sharif family members had failed to appear in court on September 19, after which another summons was issued for all of them for today. 

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