National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Monday cancelled the summons issued for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif's wife and daughters.
The NAB chairman visited the bureau's Lahore office today and was briefed on the cases ongoing against the Sharif family, a notification issued by the accountability watchdog stated.
Justice (retd) Iqbal will directly overlook all cases against the Sharif family himself, the notification added.
Further, the NAB chairman cancelled the notices issued summoning Shehbaz's wife, Nusrat Shehbaz, and his daughters namely Rabia Imran and Javeria Ali.
"The NAB chairman issued directives to send a questionnaire to the Sharif family today," the notification read.
NAB believes in complete respect of women and home, it further stated.
Further, the bureau clarified that it "strictly has the same policy for everyone" and is "an independent institution" with "no affiliation with any political party".
He said that all the suspects are the same in NAB’s sight and all the mega corruption cases will reach a logical conclusion on the basis of merit only, stated the official notification.
The chairman affirmed that the affiliation of NAB is only and only with the state of Pakistan.
A NAB team on Saturday visited the residence of Shehbaz's daughter in Model Town area of Lahore and served a notice summoning them in an assets beyond means case.