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Pakistan government to file fresh corruption cases against Nawaz Sharif's family

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

The government would file fresh corruption cases against jailed former Nawaz Sharif's family members after proof of was found against them, according to

gave approval of filing cases against the Sharifs during a parliamentary meeting here on Wednesday.

The federal and provincial departments have collected data regarding the alleged corruption by the leadership of Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, reported.

Sharif is the (PML-N) supremo, while his brother is the party's

The (NAB) filed three corruption cases against Sharif on the orders of the following the publication of the Panama Papers.

Sharif, his daughter and retired were granted bail in September last year in the Avenfield properties case that involved buying of four luxury flats in through fraudulent means.

He was acquitted in December last year in the corruption case in the high-profile Panama Papers scandal.

too is facing charges that he misused his authority while he was the of province.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 16:05 IST