The Daily Mail reporter David Rose, who made headlines by hurling corruption and money laundering allegations on Shehbaz Sharif, said in reaction over Shehbaz Sharif defamation sue that he had scam in quake funds in 2009 and 2011, not in 2005.
In his twitter message, he said, “I am going to make one comment on Shehbaz Sharifs’ recent statements, in which he said he was not chief minister Punjab in 2005 when earthquake strike, that according to evidence already aired in Pakistani court, the alleged thefts from the quake relief fund were in 2009 and 2011.”
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif on Friday (July 26) served a legal notice to the British publication as renowned media law firm Carter Ruck has started formal legal action on behalf of Shehbaz Sharif against the British newspaper the Mail and its journalist David Rose about a “politically motivated” article published on July 14, 2019.
Shehbaz Sues British Publication Over Fund Embezzlement Allegations
Earlier, Britain-based Newspaper Daily Mail has issued a news report, alleging Sharif family members of being involved in money laundering and corruption under the governance of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Citing an interview of Sharif family’s front man Aftab Mehmood, DailyMail accused PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif of committing money laundering in Britain during the time when latter was Chief Minister of Punjab.