Accountability court Resumes Hearing of NAB References Against Sharif Family

court Resumes Hearing of NAB References Against Sharif Family
An accountability court in Islamabad on Tuesday resumed hearings of corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members.

As accountability court judge Justice Muhammad Bashir started hearing the references Avenfield properties, Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment Nawaz’s former counsel Khawaja Harris appeared before the court.

Justice Bashir questioned Harris if he was in court to withdraw his power of attorney petition.

“First, I have to file another petition. I have a right to know whether the court will hear the cases simultaneously or separately,” the former premier’s counsel responded.

To this, the accountability court judge said Harris’ power of attorney petition has been dismissed.However, NAB prosecutor Muzaffar Abbas pointed out, “We did not even object and the petition has been dismissed.”

Harris further asked the court how they plan on taking the case forwards. “We need to coordinate with each other and should try our best to not pull each other’s legs,” he added.

“There is a law for everything. The Supreme Court asked us to work on Saturdays as well and under what law does that fall,” Nawaz’s former counsel questioned. Begum Kulsoom’s Condition Highly Critical: DoctorsDoctors treating former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, noted that her condition is highly critical.

In a briefing to the Sharif family, the five-member board of doctors shared that Begum Kulsoom will not be taken off from the ventilator now and asked Nawaz to wait for another review of her condition, the timeline of which has not been given at the moment.

Originally Posted on SuchTv


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