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Hearing to declare Hussain, Hasan proclaimed offenders adjourned until 15 November


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


The accountability court was hearing the case against the sons of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who were failed to appeared in a single hearing of the three corruption references filed against them by NAB. 


Hasan and Hussain were residing outside Pakistan are accused in three corruption references which was filed against them on the order of 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.


Resuming the hearing, the NAB team submitted a report on four bank accounts of Hussain Nawaz and informed the court that Hussain’s accounts possess $3992, 4272 Euros, 207 pounds and Rs382,381, respectively.  


The NAB added that the two brothers own no properties in areas operated by the Lahore Development Authority and Defence Housing Authority.


The prosecutor informed the accountability court that they sent notices through the Foreign Office to post on the Avenfield flats of the Sharifs in London. 


During the hearing the court also recorded the statements of investigation officers Mohammad Kamran in the Flagship Reference, Mehboob Alam in the Al Azizia reference and Imran Dogar in the Avenfiled reference. 


The NAB prosecutor then pleaded the court to declare the two proclaimed offenders as the process of ensuring their presence has been completed. 


The court then adjourned the hearing until tomorrow, when it will also take up the hearing of the three references against the Sharif family. 


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