LAHORE: Dec 3, 2019:

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday issued directives to freeze 13 properties belonging to PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif. 

NAB says Shahbaz also acquired assets in the name of his two wives.

The bureau has sealed thirteen properties of the PML-N president and according to the notification, Shehbaz's wife Nusrat owns a one house on an area of six kanals and another on four kanals. She has another property by the name of Nishat Lodges in Dunga Gali, Abbottabad spread over nine kanals and one marla.

Among the frozen assets include three properties owned by another wife of the former Punjab chief minister, Tehmina Durrani. Located near Pir Sohawa in Haripur, cottage number 23, villa number 19 and khasra number 371. Two other properties in DHA phase 5, each built on an area of 10 marlas were also frozen by NAB. These properties were also acquired in Tehmina's name.

Also NAB issued directives to seal two properties in Chiniot that were acquired under Hamza's and Salman's names. One of the properties has been built on an area of 182 kanal, seven marla and 136 square feet. The other property is built on 209 kanal, four marla and 136 square feet.

The frozen assets also include nine plots of five marla each acquired in Hamza's name in Johar Town, Lahore. Among the frozen assets were also four plots belonging to Hamza.