Nawaz Sharif challenges NAB’s summon orders in IHC

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has challenged National Accountability Bureau (NAB) summon orders in Islamabad High Court (IHC) regarding Toshakhana case.

Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) founder and leader Nawaz Sharif on Saturday, challenged NAB’s summon orders in IHC regarding Toshakhana case.

The former Prime Minister in his petition, has urged IHC to nullify NAB’s decision to advertise his summon orders in Toshakhana Reference case.

The development comes as earlier, the anti-graft watchdog had announced to announced its decision to seize vehicles of to seize vehicles of former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif, and ex-president of Pakistan and co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari in Toshakhana case on July 30th.

NAB had suspended the ownership of three of the vehicles belonging to the Asif Ali Zardari, which include two BMWs and one Lexus luxury car, whereas Nawaz Sharif’s ownership of one Mercedes was also suspended.

It is to be noted that NAB has accused former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilan of misusing his authority as the prime minister of Pakistan by allowing government vehicles to be used by Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari for their personal use.

Furthermore, Asif Ali Zardar has been accused of using fake bank accounts to pay for the cars, of which only 15 per cent of the total cost was paid, whereas Nawaz Sharif is accused of getting a government vehicle for his personal use back in 2008 when he did not hold any public office.