Lahore, There is a legal scandal against Pakistan’s once powerful Sharif family. A anti-terror court in the country has declared the son-in-law of PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif the culprit in the case of corruption. Significantly, the former Prime Minister and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law are currently in jail.
The Accountability Court has sentenced in the nineties to corruption in the purchase of four luxury flats in London. After examining the corruption in the Panama Paper case, the Supreme Court had upheld Sharif last year. Pakistan Anti-Corruption Organization has issued summons to the PML-N party chief and former Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif to appear before the court on August 20 in connection with the housing scam case.
Now, at the request of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the Accountability Court in Lahore, on Tuesday, the son-in-law of PML-N president Imran Ali Yusuf was declared the culprit. He appeared before NAB investigating officers in April but later did not appear during the hearing. Yusuf is in London now According to Dawn, Yusuf is accused of taking bribe of more than Rs 1.2 crore from former CEO of Punjab Power Development Company (PPDC) Ekram Navarad. NAB is investigating this matter.