According to the reference, Shehbaz’s family was involved in “fake foreign remittances”.
It added that the former Punjab CM had paid for the custom duty of a land cruiser and purchased two houses in Defence Housing Authority and villas in Whispering Pines from the laundered money.
“About Rs9.5 billion were laundered through fake companies and Ramazan Sugar Mills whose employees’ salaries are just thousands of rupees but transactions of billions took place through their bank accounts,” Akbar explained.
The adviser said Shehbaz should explain the organised money laundering network run by his children from 2008 and 2018.
“He [Shehbaz] should also disclose the source of income of his son Suleman and son-in-law Ali Imran, who is now living in London.”
Responding to a question, Akbar said the government had made the sugar inquiry commission’s report public and legal action was being taken against those involved in the creating the crisis.
“The process of accountability will continue without any interruption and those involved in corruption will be held accountable.”
Giving further details, the adviser said the government was actively pursuing the sugar crisis case in courts based on the commission’s report and had recovered Rs3 billion that would be paid to sugarcane farmers.
He said the Federal Investigation Agency (was also pursuing the case against PTI leader Jahangir Tareen and Ali Tareen and notices were served to them.