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Pak's top anti-graft body summons Shehbaz Sharif's wife and daughters

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

Pakistan's top anti-graft body Saturday summoned main opposition PML-N chief Sharif's wife and two daughters for questioning regarding business transactions, according to a media report.

Shehbaz's wife has been summoned by the on April 17 while his daughters and have been summoned on April 18 and 19 respectively, Geo TV reported, citing sources in the accountability watchdog.

"The wife and daughters of have been summoned for questioning regarding business transactions," the sources said.

Shehbaz's son has also been summoned on April 15 in a case pertaining to construction of a nullah from government money.

Hamza, the in Assembly, has been summoned on April 16 as well in a case pertaining to assets beyond known sources of income, sources added.

An accountability court Tuesday indicted on charges he misused his authority while he was the of

Shehbaz, the Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the National Assembly, has already been indicted along with nine others in the scam case. He was arrested by the in the probe on October 5, 2018 and released on bail on February 14.

Shehbaz, 63, served as the of the politically crucial province from 2013 to 2018. He became PML-N after his elder brother was barred from holding the top party position and public posts.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 18:50 IST