Shehbaz’s family members declared absconders in money laundering case
27 Nov 2020

An accountability court in Lahore on Thursday declared family members of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif absconders in a money laundering reference.

The accused include the PML-N’s president’s wife Nusrat Shehbaz, son Salman Shehbaz, daughter Rabia Imran and son-in-law. They did not appear before the court despite repeat summons, after which the court declared them absconders.

During the proceedings, the Judge Jawadal Hassan remarked that the accused were summoned through a proclamation, however, 30 days had passed and the accused had still not appeared in court.

Read more at The Express Tribune

Photo (cropped and edited): Shehbaz Sharif, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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