NAB seeks assets’ details of Captain (r) Safdar

The National Accountability of Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday began an inquiry against the Captain (retd) Safdar and his children regarding corrupt practices and accumulation of assets beyond known sources of income, a notification stated.

According to the notification, the accountability bureau has requested for details of assets from Captain (retd) Safdar, his wife Maryam Nawaz and their children. The bureau’s KP branch has written a letter to the deputy commissioners of the districts for the details. “An investigation is underway against Captain (retd) Safdar and others in a corruption case,” the letter from NAB states.

Moreover, the letter stated that the asset details of Safdar and Maryam should be provided. NAB KP had also previously asked for details, however, they were not been provided. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar, were convicted by accountability judge Mohammad Bashir in Avenfield reference on July 6. Captain (retd) Safdar was also given a one-year sentence without any fine.

Published in Daily Times, September 12th 2018.