Looted money being recovered for ‘first time in history’: Firdous | Pakistan Today

Looted money being recovered for ‘first time in history’: Firdous

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Thursday said that it is the first time in the history that looted money is being returned to the national exchequer.

In a chain of tweets, the special assistant said that the thieves have spent their lives now they will be held accountable for their corruption. Those who looted the country’s money are now confused, she added.

Firdous also shared documents revealing properties of National Assembly Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif and his family members in connection with the assets disproportionate to known sources of income and money laundering cases.

She said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is fulfilling his promise by ensuring the supremacy of the law.

Earlier, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had seized properties of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif, his two wives Nusrat Shahbaz, Tehmina Durrani, and son Hamza Shahbaz.

The seized properties of include Tehmina Durrani’s agricultural land in Haripur, two houses in Lahore’s Defense Housing Authority, Nusrat Shahbaz’s two plots in Model Town and a house in Donga Gali, Abbottabad.

The anti-graft body had also seized Hamza Shahbaz’s nine plots in Johar Town and four plots in Judicial Colony. It had written letters to Lahore Development Authority (LDA), Excise, GDA and Harripur deputy commissioner to stop transfer or sale of the said assets.

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