Pakistan: Pak’s anti-corruption body slaps fresh graft case on Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan’s anti-corruption body has slapped a fresh corruption case on deposed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, compounding the legal woes of the embattled Opposition leader who has frequently attacked the powerful military as well as the government.

Sharif, the 70-year-old chief of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), was ousted from power in 2017 by the Supreme Court on corruption charges and is currently in London for medical treatment.

The National Accountability Bureau also approved cases against Sharif’s former personal secretary Fawad Hasan Fawad, former federal minister Ahsan Iqbal, former foreign secretary Aizaz Chaudhry and former Intelligence Bureau chief Aftab Sultan, Dawn newspaper reported.

The original full article can be found at tribuneindia.com

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