LHC hears petition challenging Sharif family’s conviction by NAB court

LAHORE: A petition has been filed in Lahore High Court (LHC) challenging the conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in Avenfield properties reference.
Hearing the petition, the LHC recommended forming larger bech over the petition filed by AK Dogar.
Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi of the LHC forwarded the file for the formation of bench to LHC Chief Justice (CJ) Muhammad Yawar Ali.
The petitioner has termed the all the steps of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) as illegal after the approval of 18th amendment.
He has requested the court to annul the convictions of both Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz.
A three-time prime minister was convicted under that law which has been nullified, added the plea.
He asked the court to constitute larger bench as the matter is of significant nature.


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