Hearing of Al-Azizia reference against Sharif family adjourned
LAHORE (92 News) – The Accountability Court adjourned the hearing of Al-Azizia reference against Sharif family till tomorrow.
Imprisoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was presented before court for the hearing of remaining two corruption cases against him and his family.
Imprisoned Nawaz Sharif was presented before court from Adiala Jail. Nawaz Sharif was transported to the court from under tight security of 23 vehicles caravan.
Accountability court II Judge Mohammad Arshad Malik heard Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment references.
The counsel of Nawaz Sharif Khawaja Haris will continue his cross examination on JIT Chief Wajid Zia.
On July 6, An accountability court, in Avenfield corruption reference, awarded 10 years prison term to the PML-N supreme leader, while his daughter Maryam and her spouse Capt. Safdar were handed seven years’ and one year’s prison term, respectively.
On July 13, Nawaz Sharif was arrested on July 13 along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif when the duo returned to the country from London. The arrest was in compliance with July 6 court order, convicting them in the Avenfield properties reference.