Transparency International, a global anti-corruption body, asked the British government to probe four properties the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in London.

The anti-corruption body issued a statement pertaining to July 6 verdict of the Accountability Court which sentenced and fined Nawaz Sharif and his family in the Avenfield properties reference.

Transparency International Pakistan, which combats corruption around the world and prevents related criminal activities, said an official probe needs to be launched by the Theresa May-led UK government into four estates held by Sharif.

It [Transparency International] further demanded the British government not allow the Sharif to take refuge in its country. Should it be found that the properties were obtained through corruption-related funds, the leadership should seize them.