Firstpost: Pakistani authorities blacklist Nawaz Sharif's sons Hassan and Hussain for no-show in corruption cases, block passports

In this file photo, Nawaz Sharif (L) and his daughter Maryam Nawaz. (AFP)
Updated 09 August 2018
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Firstpost: Pakistani authorities blacklist Nawaz Sharif's sons Hassan and Hussain for no-show in corruption cases, block passports

August 9: Firstpost states that Pakistan's deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif's sons Hassan and Hussain have been placed on the blacklist by the authorities, barring them from travelling on their Pakistani passports, media reports said. Sharif's sons, who live in London, were declared as absconders by a court after they failed to appear in any of the three corruption cases lodged against them along with their father after a Supreme Court decision in July 2017.

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The Washington Times: Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician

Updated 12 December 2018
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The Washington Times: Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician

December 11 – The Washington Times states that Pakistan’s anti-graft body says it has arrested a senior politician from former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s party over links to a multimillion-dollar housing scam. The National Accountability Bureau says Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother, who is also accused in the case, were arrested in Lahore after a court refused to extend their bail. Both are members of Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League.

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