NAB submits supplementary reference in Avenfield case against Sharif family

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a supplementary reference on Monday in the accountability court on against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and four others in the Avenfield properties case.

Former premier Nawaz and his family are facing three references including Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metals Establishment, Avenfield properties and over a dozen offshore companies, including Flagship Investment Ltd.

While submitting the supplementary reference in the accountability court was informed by NAB that the new supplementary reference which has fresh pieces of evidence against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader includes seven new prosecution witnesses, including two from the United Kingdom.

NAB informed that it has taken the initial statement from the witnesses based in the UK.

The Avenfield reference pertains to the Park Lane apartments (flats 16, 16-A, 17 and 17-A Avenfield House, Park Lane, London, United Kingdom), of the Sharif family and includes Nawaz, his three children, and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar as accused. Hasan and Hussain have been declared proclaimed offenders for not being a part of the proceedings.