[Daily Times 24 April, 2019]

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a suspect who allegedly made illegal telegraphic transfers (TTs) for the family of PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif – a development it deemed “pivotal” in investigation in the money laundering and assets beyond known means cases.

The corruption watchdog’s Lahore chapter, in a press release, stated that the suspect named Aftab Mehmood was arrested on the basis of “important evidence” provided by another suspect, identified as Shahid Shafiq, who was himself detained two days ago. “Both the detained suspects are cousins and had been illegally transferring funds into the Sharif family’s accounts through mutual coordination,” the bureau said.