Independent NAB works under constitution, law: Shahbaz Gill

F.P. Report

LAHORE: Chief Minister of Punjab’s spokesman Shahbaz Gill on Friday said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is an independent department and doing its work under the constitution and law.

Talking to meida after NAB raided Shehbaz Sharif’s house, the spokesman said bails of Sharif family are always approved but leaders of other parties are not getting it.

It is to be mentioned here that NAB conducted an unsuccessful raid at the Model Town residence of Hamza Shahbaz for alleged involvement in money laundering.

According to NAB, the team has evidence and arrest warrant against Hamza. The security guards stopped the team outside the house after which harsh words were exchanged.

Afterwards, the officials left without arresting anyone due to severe resistance by the guards.

NAB sources revealed that Hamza Shahbaz had declared property worth 2 crore in 2003 while his assets grew 2000 percent during the PML-N government. The opposition leader had illegally laundered 85 billions abroad, the sources told.

The officials claimed that they have already detained Sharif family‘s facilitators while more arrests are also likely.