Islamabad (November 15, 2017): Former Prime Minister’s sons Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz are likely to be declared absconders during today’s hearing as they have not appeared in the court even for once despite being summoned repeatedly.
The accountability court has separated their trail from Nawaz Sharif and other in the references and had ordered initiating proceeding to declare them proclaim offender.
During yesterday hearing, NAB submitted a report in the court detailing the steps taken by it to complete the procedure for declaring them absconder. The bureau after submitting the report had requested the court to declare them proclaimed offenders, saying that the accused were deliberately avoiding to appear before the court.
The court had adjourned the proceeding till today. Today, the accountability court judge will resume proceeding against the two brother in NAB reference and it is likely they will be declared Proclaimed Offenders.
Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been indicted in all three corruption references regarding Avenfield properties, Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investment, while Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (r) Safdar were indicted in reference regarding Avenfield properties alone.