LAHORE: In an vital improvement, as many as 150 financial institution accounts owned by Opposition Chief in Nationwide Meeting Shehbaz Sharif and members of his household have been frozen on a request by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigating belongings past means and cash laundering case towards them, reported ARY Information.
These accounts have been owned by Shehbaz, his spouse Nusrat Shehbaz Sharif, sons Hamza Shehbaz and Suleman Shehbaz, and others.
They are going to now not be capable of make any form of transaction utilizing these financial institution accounts.
NAB earlier this week sought to freeze all movable and immovable properties of the Shehbaz household in reference to ongoing corruption inquiry towards them.
It wrote a letter to the Securities and Trade Fee of Pakistan (SECP), director basic of the excise and taxation division, and different establishments, asking them to freeze the belongings of Shehbaz, his sons and others with speedy impact.
The corruption watchdog’s transfer got here on the heels of a scathing report in a UK newspaper accusing the opposition chief of embezzling funds from the UK grant meant for aid actions after the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan.