Sharif family prepares appeals to challenge Avenfield’s verdict in IHC
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar Awan prepared the appeals to challenge the accountability court’s verdict in Islamabad High Court (IHC).
According to the reports, the Sharif family will challenge the court’s verdict in the IHC on July 9. Khawaja Haris, the legal counsel of Nawaz, has prepared the appeals for his client along with Maryam and Captain (r) Safdar against the July 6 verdict.
Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Cap Safdar have signed the power of attorney.
Earlier, Nawaz was sentenced to ten years in prison for owning assets beyond his income, whilst his daughter received seven years for her role, while Safdar was one month imprisonment.
In 2016 the Panama Papers exposed links between several members of the Sharif family and offshore companies that were allegedly used to purchase London property.