Lahore : Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has recorded his statement in NAB court in Al-Azizia Steel Mills reference case.He also answered the questions of judge Malik Arshad.
Nawaz Sharif said that in 1999 agencies had taken over the record of our business into illegal custody .His family was forcibly exiled in December 2000.
This was not first time that our properties had been taken over in 1999 rather they were deprived of all the assets in 1972 when Ittefaq Foundry was also nationalized.I was not in politics at that time and nobody asked us either we have something to eat or not. Sharif family was not given the compensation money against the nationalization of Ittefaq Foundry., he maintained.
NAB unlawfully possessed our house in model town and Pledged the property papers of Sabina Abbas and Shahbaz Sharif during their exile.
After coming back to homeland , they challenged the NAB misdeeds in Lahore High Court which null and void the NAB proceeding.
Nawaz Sharif said his name was not in any paper and he has not any link with letter of Prince of Qatar.
Nawaz Sharif statement has been made a part of judicial record.