Chief Minister and Punjab Government Spokesperson Musarat Jamshed Cheema held a press conference at the DGPR office along with Provincial Advisor for Anti-Corruption Brig (R) Mossadeq Abbasi, senior PTI leaders Shafqat Mahmood and Hammad Azhar.
She regretted that fugitive Salaman Shehbaz had been garlanded by his father in the Prime Minister’s House. She dared Salman Shehbaz to go out in public to know how people would ‘treat’ him.
‘We will not sit idle without getting you to the real abode;’ she added and regretted that the Sharif family made huge money through corruption in the contracting system. The contracting sector secured the second position in the corruption index due to their corruption, Musarat Cheema said.
You may sell Avenfield flats and take refuge wherever you want but people will hold you accountable everywhere, she emphasised. You will not be allowed to enjoy ill-gotten wealth; she repeated and asserted that Sharifs may run away as much as they could but the people have decided their punishment.
In the next elections, the Sharifs will distribute tickets among their kith and kin only as no one will be willing to contest elections on their ticket, said Musarat Cheema. Whenever the elections are held, the people will realise your political worth; remarked Ms Cheema.
The PTI leader Shafqat Mahmood said that there was a rat race of minting money between Nawaz and Shehbaz. He mentioned that Shehbaz Sharif’s wealth has increased from 1.5 crores to 7.5 billion rupees in a few years.
The contractors used to deposit commission money in the accounts of Salman Shehbaz; the ill-gotten wealth was sent abroad through ‘hundi’ and then it was returned to him through remittance. They have failed to justify the presence of 16 billion rupees in their accounts, he added. They made more money than their income, he said. Nawaz Sharif enacted the law that no question would be asked about the money coming from abroad and they took full benefit of it, he further said.
Adviser to Chief Minister Mossadeq Abbasi said that they are happy that their cases are over. Cases which are ending without trial, NAB should protect the documents of such cases, he advised.
The concerned authorities are the custodian of these papers because the court may also ask you questions tomorrow.
The cases in which the Punjab government suffered financial loss have been requested to be sent to Punjab, he added.