Corruption references’ hearing against Sharif family adjourned until Jan 30

LHC Judge recuses from hearing Sharif's plea against Avenfield verdict

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court has on Tuesday adjourned hearing of National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) references against the Sharif family until January 30.
The court resumed hearing of the references after the ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Retd Safdar reached the court from Punjab House.
During today’s proceedings, two witnesses produced by NAB Ghulam Mustafa and Yasir Shabir recorded their statements with the court.
Statement of the third NAB witness Afaq Ahmad could not be recorded completely for the witness said he was yet to receive record from Supreme Court.
He was summoned for the next hearing.
This was the 21st hearing of NAB references pertaining to Al-Azizia Steel Mills, offshore companies including Flagship Investment Ltd, and Avenfield properties of London against the Sharif family.
Let it be known that the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before the court for 14 times, his daughter Maryam Nawaz 16 times and son-in-law Captain Retd Safdar 18 times.
The NAB had filed corruption references against the Sharif family while complying the Supreme Courts’ order in a verdict on July 28 regarding Panama Papers.

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