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Pak SC questions money trail of PM Sharif's London flats

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Pakistan's Supreme today questioned the money trail of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's flats in with one of the judges observing that there was no record of money being transferred from to a foreign country.

Hearing a case pertaining to the alleged offshore wealth of Sharif's family in London, the apex said the family had not presented documents for companies it had mentioned. In fact, documents had been hidden from the court, it said.



"Why were the documents hidden?" the asked Akram Sheikh, the lawyer for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's children.

"If you say that you are a shareholder, you will have to give evidence," Geo TV quoted Justice Azmat Saeed as saying.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Pak SC questions money trail of PM Sharif's London flats

Pakistan's Supreme Court today questioned the money trail of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's flats in London with one of the judges observing that there was no bank record of money being transferred from Pakistan to a foreign country. Hearing a case pertaining to the alleged offshore wealth of Sharif's family in London, the apex court said the family had not presented documents for companies it had mentioned. In fact, documents had been hidden from the court, it said. "Why were the documents hidden?" the court asked Akram Sheikh, the lawyer for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's children. "If you say that you are a shareholder, you will have to give evidence," Geo TV quoted Justice Azmat Saeed as saying. Pakistan's Supreme today questioned the money trail of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's flats in with one of the judges observing that there was no record of money being transferred from to a foreign country.

Hearing a case pertaining to the alleged offshore wealth of Sharif's family in London, the apex said the family had not presented documents for companies it had mentioned. In fact, documents had been hidden from the court, it said.

"Why were the documents hidden?" the asked Akram Sheikh, the lawyer for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's children.

"If you say that you are a shareholder, you will have to give evidence," Geo TV quoted Justice Azmat Saeed as saying.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Pak SC questions money trail of PM Sharif's London flats

Pakistan's Supreme today questioned the money trail of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's flats in with one of the judges observing that there was no record of money being transferred from to a foreign country.

Hearing a case pertaining to the alleged offshore wealth of Sharif's family in London, the apex said the family had not presented documents for companies it had mentioned. In fact, documents had been hidden from the court, it said.

"Why were the documents hidden?" the asked Akram Sheikh, the lawyer for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's children.

"If you say that you are a shareholder, you will have to give evidence," Geo TV quoted Justice Azmat Saeed as saying.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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