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Key documents on Nawaz Sharif's warrants submitted in IHC

Key documents on Nawaz Sharif's warrants submitted in IHC
October 6, 2020 10:03 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government has submitted key documents, received from Pakistan High Commission in London on arrest warrants of Nawaz Sharif, in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) registrar office on Monday.

The IHC heard Al-Azizia and Avenfield references against PML-N supremo quid Nawaz Sharif.

During the hearing, the federal government's representative has told that the government has received key documents from Pakistan High Commission in London on the arrest warrant of Nawaz Sharif."The documents have been submitted in the court for further proceedings, he added. .

Online receipt of warrants execution are included in the documents through Royal Mail. Moreover, the hearing has been adjourned till October 7.

Earlier, the court had begun proceedings to declare Nawaz Sharif as proclaimed offender in Al-Azizia and Avenfield references and decided to record testimonies of the officers who were given task for implementation of arrest warrant of Nawaz Sharif through United Kingdom’s County Court.

Notices to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and federal government were also issued to submit reply till October 7.

Trial History

An accountability court on July 06, 2018 jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Muhammad Safdar for 10, 7 and 1 year respectively, in Avenfield properties reference case filed by the National Accountability Bureau.

Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar, who were candidates for the general elections 2018, were also disqualified from contesting elections for 10 years each.

The sentence and a fine of 8 million pounds, or $10.6 million, came almost a year after Supreme Court removed Sharif from office and less than five months after the court barred him from holding office for life.

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