ISLAMABAD: On a complaint by Asad Kharal, a local journalist, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has initiated a probe against ousted prime minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif, according to a NAB spokesperson.
The inquiry pertains to money laundering allegations against the Sharif family.
The complainant alleged that members of the Sharif family used money launderers from Peshawar to send money illegally out of the country.
“Rs56.8 million was sent out of the country between 1988 and 1991,” read the complaint.
Meanwhile, an accountability court is already hearing corruption references against the Sharif family pertaining to their ownership of the Avenfield properties.