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Captain (R) Safdar Announces To Surrender In-front of NAB

Islamabad(July 08, 2018): Son in law of Former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, Captain Retried Safdar on Sunday has announced to surrender himself before NAB today.

In an audio message, captain retired Safdar has said that its demand of his pride to surrender himself before NAB.

Safdar in his audio message released on Sunday said that according to the party’s decision he is going to surrender himself in front of NAB from another city.

A team of the anti-graft watchdog is in Mansehra to arrest Capt (r) Safdar Awan, day after he had been convicted in Avenfield reference along with his wife Maryam Nawaz and Nawaz Sharif.

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The Bureau had contacted caretaker government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa seeking help in apprehension of Safdar.

Earlier today, the name of Sharif’s son-in-law was placed on the black list, which means he would be barred from leaving the country.

The step was taken after interior ministry recommended to put names of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar on Exit Control List (ECL).

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On Friday, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was convicted and sentenced to prison in absentia by the accountability court, in a verdict that is likely to further disrupt an already chaotic campaign for national elections this month.

The sentence, 10 years in prison and a fine of 8 million pounds, or $10.6 million, came almost a year after Supreme Court removed Sharif from office and less than five months after the court barred him from holding office for life.

The case stemmed from the Panama Papers leak that disclosed expensive and undeclared property owned by the Sharif family in London.

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The verdict marked a further fall for the PML-N supremo, who has been Pakistan’s prime minister three times but never completed a term.

From the start of the ex-PM’s legal troubles in 2016, Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif and her husband, Muhammad Safdar, were also convicted, with

Maryam sentenced to seven years in prison and a fine of 2 million pounds and Safdar sentenced to one year in prison.
The court also ordered the seizure of the Sharif family’s four apartments at Avenfield House, a luxury building next to Hyde Park in London.

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