NAB should probe property of Aleema Khan: Nawaz

Says nation wants to know money trail of PM’s sister’s assets abroad



Staff report


Former premier Nawaz Sharif has said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) should investigate the property of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s sister Aleema Khan.

In an informal chat with the journalists outside an accountability court Wednesday, Nawaz questioned as Aleema had no sources of income the how she managed to purchased that property worth billions of rupees.

Former premier further said that what was money trail of Aleema’s property adding that the nation wanted to know from where that money had come from and who had provided such a huge amount to Imran’s sister.

Nawaz further asked that how Aleema accumulated property worth billions of rupees in Dubai and said that was it not a National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO).

He also demanded details of PM Imran’s assets, saying, “What is the story of Dubai home. This all should be revealed to the nation.”

He said that he had never indulged in politics of abusing and allegations but he was forced to question the money trail of the PM’s sister’s property and asset accumulation in Dubai.

“I am in agony but I am giving a political statement after a long time without wanting to do so,” said Nawaz.

He said that they (Sharif family) could not even think about any NRO adding that had they sought any NRO they would have not returned from London to Pakistan.

He also lamented for being imprisoned in Panama leaks case and said that he (Nawaz), his brother Shahbaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Nawaz were in jails.

“I am in immense distress. Those who have served the country have been sent to jails. This reward is being given in return for service,” said the ousted premier.

He said that PML-N fortified the national economy and made it an emerging market, manufactured JF-17 Thunder in collaboration with China, he remarked.

During the PML-N regime, essential items of daily use and edibles were cheaper and farmer was prosperous, he said adding the present situation was before all of us.