Friday, August 19, 2022

UK court releases documents regarding Shehbaz Sharif money laundering case

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The Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) on Wednesday released documents in case pertaining to money laundering case against Shehbaz Sharif.

According to documents available with Dunya News, the investigation was launched at the request of government of Pakistan and NCA froze assets of Opposition Leader of National Assembly in December 2019.

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The UK’s agency closed the investigation against Shehbaz Sharif after failing to find any evidence.

Earlier in September 2021, a British court had also acquitted Shehbaz Sharif and his family in money laundering allegations.

According to the report submitted in the court, no evidence of money laundering, corruption and criminal activity was found in the bank accounts of Shehbaz Sharif and his family. The 21-month investigation looked at 20 years of financial affairs.

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