Verdict reserved on Sharif family’s objection over NAB’s supplementary references

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ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Thursday reserved its judgment on objections of Nawaz Sharif he has filed on supplementary references of National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
The court resumed hearing of the NAB’s supplementary references in connection with Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investment Ltd after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt. Retd Safdar appeared in the court.
During today’s hearing, lawyer of Sharif family raised objections over the NAB’s supplementary references saying that there was nothing new in it.
NAB’s prosecutor also argued before the court after judge Muhammad Bashir reserved its verdict which is expected to be announced at 2pm.
The court will also record statements of two foreign witnesses in connection with corruption references of NAB against Sharif family at 2pm.
Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Capt. Retd Safdar will reappear in the court when the foreign witnesses will record their statements.
During today’s hearing, the court also granted exemption to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz from appearance at 2pm in the court today.
This was the first appearance of Nawaz Sharif in accountability court after the Supreme Court disqualified him as President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.


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