Shehbaz Sharif sends legal notice to Daily Mail over embezzlement claims
LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly (NA) Shehbaz Sharif has sent a legal notice to British newspaper Daily Mail for accusing him of embezzlement in earthquake victims aid.
As per details, Daily Mail reporter David Rose was also made party in the notice that termed Daily Mail’s claim of misusing aid money as baseless.
Shehbaz Sharif in the notice said, “Will take every step to save my reputation, fame and character.”
On July 14, Britain-based publication Daily Mail had exposed alleged money laundering scandal of Former Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif from the UK government aid for earthquake victims in Pakistan.
According to a confidential investigation report seen by Daily Mail, millions of pounds were transferred into the bank accounts of Shehbaz’s family members, including his wife, children and a son-in-law.