ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Higher Court docket (IHC) will resume listening to of the attractiveness of former primary minister Nawaz Sharif versus his conviction in the Al-Azizia reference on Sept 18.

The IHC’s registrar place of work has preset Mr Sharif’s charm along with a different charm filed by the Countrywide Accountability Bureau (NAB) in opposition to his acquittal in the Flagship Expenditure reference.

Accountability choose Mohammad Arshad Malik, who has just lately been taken off from his posture more than movie leaks, authored verdicts in the two circumstances on Dec 24, 2018.

These references had been filed ahead of the accountability court docket by NAB on the directives of the Supreme Court and an apex court judge Justice Ijazul Ahsan was supervising the trial proceedings.

Judge Arshad Malik, who has been eradicated more than video clip scandal, authored verdicts in both equally references from Nawaz

The apex courtroom had constituted a 6-member joint investigation group (JIT), comprising officers of the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) NAB, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Armed forces Intelligence (MI), Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and Point out Bank of Pakistan.

The JIT done the probe on disclosures of Panama Leaks and following thanks deliberations the court taken off Mr Sharif from the prime minister’s placement and also ordered NAB to file a few references from the Sharif family members and one from then finance minister Ishaq Dar.

Accountability judge Mohammad Bashir on July 6, 2018 convicted Mr Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in the Avenfield attributes reference. The IHC, however, suspended the sentence.

Apparently, NAB has submitted an software against Maryam Nawaz for publishing a solid have confidence in deed in the Avenfield reference immediately after she launched to media a secretly recorded movie of judge Malik in which he purportedly confessed to convicting Mr Sharif underneath duress. The adhering to working day the choose refuted the allegations levelled by Ms Maryam and termed the video clip fake.

Released in Dawn, July 14th, 2019


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