Pakistan’s anti-graft agency approved last week an investigation into two former prime ministers, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Nawaz Sharif, over allegations of violating the rules when awarding a liquidnatural gas contract.
Pakistani journalist Gul Bukhari, who publicly criticized the military for allegedly interfering in politics, was freed on Wednesday after being abducted several hours earlier, Radio Free Europe reported.
Pakistan's anti-graft authorities recovered on Monday Rs 15 million (US$1.3 million) and a luxurious Toyota Landcruiser from the former head of the Lahore Development Authority, Ahad Cheema, in the eastern city of Lahore.
Pakistani authorities are investigating former President Pervez Musharraf who is suspected of having abused his post and of owning assets he can’t afford.
On two occasions last Sunday, unknown attackers shot at the Lahore home of a Pakistani Supreme Court judge who is monitoring the multiple corruption cases against the ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Nobody was injured in the two attacks, Punjab provincial authorities said.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court clarified in a Friday ruling that its July 2017 decision to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif means he will have to stay away from politics for the rest of his life.
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Pakistani authorities banned on Monday the country’s newly appointed ambassador to the US from traveling abroad after investigators accused him of having embezzled millions of dollars in public funds.
Boosting its chances at the upcoming general elections, the ruling party of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif won over the weekend a majority in the upper house of Pakistan’s parliament.
Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdogasked the interior ministry on Wednesday to make sure ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and his son-in-law can’t leave the country since their trial is about to end and they could consider fleeing.
Pakistan sent two investigators to London to collect evidence about apartments the family of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif allegedly secretly owns according to the Panama Papers leaks, Pakistani media reported on Thursday.
A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Monday declared the country’s Finance Minister an absconder after he repeatedly failed to appear before judges in a graft case associated to the Panama Papers leaks.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered on Thursday the country’s anti-graft agency to serve notices to 436 Pakistanis who were named in the Panama Papers as owners of offshore companies.
Pakistan’s Finance Minister, who after the Panama Papers leaks was indicted of corruption, was relieved from his duties to undergo cardiac treatment in the U.K.. media reported Thursday.
A Pakistani court dismissed on Wednesday a plea made by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family to club three corruption cases into one.
Nawaz Sharif, the ousted prime minister, returned to Pakistan from the UK this week in order to face an anti-graft court, reported The Economic Times.
A Pakistani court issued on Thursday an arrest warrant against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after he failed to appear before judges over allegations of corruption that was revealed in the Panama Papers. However, Sharif can avoid his arrest by paying a bail.
ISLAMABAD – Ousted from office for corruption this summer, former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, along with his daughter and son-in-law, was indicted Thursday on charges stemming from revelations in the Panama Papers.
Pakistan's former prime minister's son-in-law was arrested at the Islamabad airport on Monday for failing to show up at a hearing regarding corruption allegations related to his family's wealth, according to Reuters.
A new law aimed to reduce money laundering in the United Kingdom came into effect on Sunday, in effort to decrease the amount of illicit money entering the country.
The wife of Pakistan’s former prime minister won his seat in the parliament at Sunday’s local elections after the court recently ousted him over corruption allegations revealed in the Panama Papers.
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