Accountability Court has adjourned the hearing of the Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif case till 7th of November 2017. He was appearing with his daughter Maryam Nawaz along with son-in-law Captain (Retd) Safdar will appear before Accountability Court in National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) references today (Friday, 3rd of November 2017).
Nawaz Sharif is facing corruption charges relating to their ownership of Park Lane Apartments, Al Azizia Steel Mills and offshore companies, while Maryam Nawaz and her husband Mr.Safdar are nominated in reference regarding Park Lane apartments alone.
They deny any wrongdoing, while their supporters say the cases are a “Political Vendetta”.
Mr Sharif, aged 67, resigned as prime minister in July after the country’s Supreme Court disqualified him over undeclared income.
The Accountability court will again hear Nawaz Sharif’s petition to combine three references in the light of the judgment of Islamabad High Court (ICH).
A two judge panel of The Islamabad High Court, Justice Aamir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani on Thursday, revoked the decision of accountability court against merging anti-graft references in Nawaz Sharif’s case.
Two prosecution witnesses Sidra Mansoor of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and Jahangir Ahmad of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will also appear in the accountability court. Islamabad police have tighten the security arrangements for today’s hearing. At least 1,000 police and FC officials would be deployed to secure the parameter.