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ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif says the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Ordinance, 1999 promulgated by a dictator is aimed to target politicians. 

While interacting with journalists on the premises of the accountability court hearing corruption references against him and members of his family, he said the law was instituted in 2002 to force politicians into changing loyalties.

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He expressed apprehension that the law might be wrongly used to achieve desired ends before the upcoming 2018 general elections.

Sharif called for doing away with all the laws introduced during military regimes in the country.

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