The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed three references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family in light of the Supreme Court’s directives in Panama Papers case.
The references pertain to the Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metals Establishment, their London properties, and over a dozen offshore companies owned by the family.
Maryam and Safdar are only nominated in the London properties reference.
If convicted, the accused may face up to 14 years imprisonment and lifelong disqualification from holding public office including the freezing of bank accounts and assets.
September 19, 2017: Former PM, family told to appear in court in two more references.
September 21, 2017: Sharif family forbidden from selling, transferring properties.
October 9, 2017: Maryam and husband granted bail in graft reference.
October 26, 2017: Accountability court issues arrest warrants for Nawaz Sharif.
October 31, 2017: SECP ordered to freeze shares of Hassan and Hussain Nawaz.
November 10, 2017: Hassan and Hussain’s 30-day deadline to appear before court expires.
November 14, 2017: NAB urges court to seize Hassan and Hussain’s properties.
December 4, 2017: Nawaz’s sons Hassan and Hussain declared POs in graft cases.
January 16, 2018: NAB team leaves for London to collect new evidence.
February 22, 2018: NAB’s witness admits Calibri font was available in 2005 on ‘limited’ scale.
March 29, 2018: JIT head admits letters written by Qatari royal himself.
May 21, 2018: Nawaz denies ownership of London properties.
June 7, 2018: Nawaz Sharif actual owner of London flats, court told.
June 10, 2018: Decide Sharifs’ fate within one month, SC tells NAB court.
June 19, 2018: Khawaja Haris resumes role as lead counsel for Nawaz.