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Nawaz Sharif Sends Legal Notice To Chairman NAB

Islamabad(May  24, 2018): Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif served a legal notice on Thursday to Chairman NAB, Justice (R) Javed Iqbal for accusing him of illegally sending $4.9 billion to India.

The notice has been served under Section 8 of Defamation Ordinance, 2002, which allows a person to demand action on defamatory matter against him/her.

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According to the notice served by Nawaz Sharif, he is neither mentioned in the World Bank’s Migration and Remittances Factbook, 2016 nor any other official document, despite that “he was connected with the alleged money laundering with the intention to malign him and cause him political damage”.The NAB chief has been asked to publish a comprehensive apology in two English and same in Urdu dailies and also broadcast his apology in the same manner.

Justice (retd) Iqbal has also been asked to pay Rs1 billion in damages to Nawaz on account of the defamatory publications and for the subsequent losses.

On May 8, National Accountability Bureau ordered an inquiry against former Premier, Nawaz Sharif and others for allegedly laundering $4.9 billion to India.

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According to the media report, this incident is mentioned in the World Bank’s Migration and Remittance Book 2016.

The statement claims that the amount was laundered to the Indian Finance Ministry after which Indian foreign exchange reserves witnessed an increase.PML N To Take Legal Action Against NAB ChairmanOn May 11, PML N has decided to take a legal action against Chairman of National Accountability Bureau Justice Retired Javed Iqbal for levelling allegations of money laundering against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

As Per the detail garnered, Pakistan Muslim League bigwigs attended party central executive committee meeting in Punjab house Islamabad, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbassi, Federal Ministers were also present in the meeting.

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PML N condemn the allegation of NAB chairman Justice Retired Javed Iqbal for initiating a probe against the Nawaz Sharif based on a media report which alleged that he laundered $4.9 billion to India.

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