Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of Pakistan on Monday decided to file four cases against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his three children, son-in-law and former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. Also Read - 5 Members Of Hindu Family Found Dead in Pakistan's Multan With Throat Slit
The references would be filed under orders from the Supreme Court as part of the verdict which disqualified Nawaz Sharif from the office of Prime Minister, Geo News reported. Also Read - Supreme Court To Start 'Hybrid Mode' Hearings on Experimental Basis From March 15
References would be filed by NAB Rawalpindi against Nawaz Sharif, Hassan Nawaz, Hussain Nawaz, Maryam Nawaz, Mohammad Safdar and Ishaq Dar. Also Read - Pakistan PM Imran Khan Wins Trust Vote in National Assembly
The case will be pursued in an accountability court.
Earlier, NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry chaired a meeting to chart how to proceed with the Supreme Court’s orders in the Panama Papers case.
After the Supreme Court announced the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister on July 28, NAB was ordered to file several references against Nawaz Sharif, his children Hussain, Hasan and Maryam, son-in-law parliament member Safdar and Dar.
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