Pakistan’s anti-graft body asks authorities to impose travel ban on Sharif, his family

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By: PTI | Islamabad |
Updated: February 14, 2018 7:35 pm


Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (AP)

Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog on Wednesday asked authorities to place ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law on the Exit Control List to prevent them from leaving the country. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) sent a formal request to the ministry of interior.

The interior ministry officials confirmed that NAB wrote that names of Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (retd.) Muhammad Safdar should be put on the Exit Control List (ECL), which listed individuals not allowed to leave Pakistan.

NAB argued that as the trial of the three nears its conclusion, it is feared that they would leave the country. Earlier, a similar request to place name of finance minister Ishaq Dar on…

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