Hearing to declare Hussain, Hasan proclaimed offenders under way

Hussain (left) and Hasan Nawaz. Photo: File 

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted in the accountability court today its implementation report on declaring Hussain and Hasan Nawaz proclaimed offenders.

The court is conducting proceedings against the sons of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

The two have not appeared in a single hearing of the three corruption references filed against them by NAB. 

The brothers, who reside outside Pakistan, are accused in all three references ordered by the Supreme Court in its July 28 verdict in the Panama Papers case: Avenfield properties, Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metals Establishment, and Flagship Investment Ltd.

As the hearing began today, the NAB team asked for a short recess as its chief prosecutor was en route from Lahore.

Judge Mohammad Bashir then allowed a short recess. Resuming the hearing, the NAB team submitted a report on four bank accounts of Hussain Nawaz. 

The court also recorded the statement of…

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