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Al-Azizia Reference: IHC to Hear Nawaz’s Plea on Sept 18

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) will hear an appeal filed by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif against his conviction in the Al-Azizia reference on September 18.

The IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah has constituted a two-member bench to hear an appeal.

The bench — comprising Justice Aamir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani — will hear Sharif’s appeal on September 18.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has received the Nawaz’s paper books from registrar office. The bureau also collected the verified copies of the statement of former Accountability Judge Arshad Malik.

Judge Malik had sentenced Sharif to seven years in jail in the Al Azizia corruption reference on December 24, 2018.