Murad asks Sharifs to repay billions of rupees illegally spent on security, medical treatment

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 24 (APP):Minister for Communication and Postal Services Murad Saeed on Monday said bills would be sent to the Sharif family asking it to pay the government billions of rupees illegally spent on their security, fencing of residences, medical expenses and travel.

Speaking in the National Assembly, he said former prime minister Nawaz Sharif claimed that he did not take any salary, but actually his $ 327,000 medical expenses and travel expenses were paid from the national exchequer in the year 2016 .

Rs 1000 million of public money was spent by Nawaz Sharif on the security and fencing of his Jati Umra residence, while 2700 policemen were deployed for the security of his residence and Rs 2000 million were spent on that account.

The Punjab Government issued notifications declaring four houses in Model Town, Jati Umra and Defence Housing Authority as camp offices of Shehbaz Sharif.

An M17 helicopter was bought with Rs 1300 million while Rs 340 million was spent to pay for the employees, security, fencing, VVIP flights and entertainment at the four camp offices.