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Ill Nawaz Allowed To Skip Today’s AC proceedings

Islamabad (March 07, 2018): The accountability court on Wednesday allowed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to skip the proceedings of the NAB references against the Sharif family after his counsel plead the court to exempt him due to sickness. 

The proceedings of the interim references filed against Sharif family including Al Azizia and Flagship references went underway on Wednesday with Judge Muhammad Bashir heading the proceedings.

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Earlier, the former prime minister along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz reached the accountability court. As the proceedings began, the counsel of Sharif, Khawaja Haris asked the court to exempt Nawaz Sharif from the proceedings due to his sickness.

The court accepted his plea and asked the former premier to skip the proceedings after marking his attendance.On Wednesday morning, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz left for Islamabad from his Jati Umra residence to appear before an accountability court in references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

Nawaz Sharif left for Islamabad via a chartered aircraft from Lahore airport’s old terminal. He left his residence amid strict security. After appearing before the AC, the former PM will chair a high level meeting of PML-N at Punjab House, said sources.  On March 05, the accountability court adjourned the hearing into interim NAB References against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in- law Capt retd Safdar till March 07.

According to details, the NAB interim references case against the Sharif family was heard in the accountability court of Judge Muhammad Bashir.

The sharif’s counsel Khwaja Haris argued with the witness Abdul Hannan. The witness told that the court that he do not personally knew the officer who provided with the details of the off shore companies.

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The court proceedings were adjourned till March 07 after the counsel of Sharif family completed his arguments with the witness.

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