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NAB team visits Jati Umrah with warrants for Nawaz children

LAHORE (Monitoring De-sk): A team of National Acc-ountability Bureau (NAB) L-ahore officials on Friday arri-ved at the residence of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at Jati Umrah with bailable arrest warrants for his children and son-in-law, sources confided to Geo News.

The accountability court, hearing corruption cases against the Sharif family, had on Tuesday issued bailable arrest warrants for Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam, sons Hussain and Hasan, and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar to ensure their presence.

They had also been directed to submit surety bonds worth Rs1 million each.

Nawaz Sharif’s personal secretary, Qamar Zaman, received the warrants from the six-member team led by a deputy director, which acted on the orders of the accountability court. Judge Moha-mmad Bashir of the accountability court had also ordered the Sharif children to appear before the court on October 2, the next date of hearing.

Earlier on Friday, NAB sent the warrants to Pakistan HC in London.

At present, Hasan, Hussain and Maryam Nawaz are in London tending to their mother, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Safdar is also in London.

Kulsoom Nawaz discha-rged from hospital: Kulsoom Nawaz who is undergoing treatment for lymphoma in London, has been discharged from the hospital, Geo News learnt Friday evening.

Kulsoom was admitted to the emergency unit of Prin-cess Grace Hospital, London, after her condition worsened on Tuesday. However, she has now been discharged.

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