Wajid Zia records statement in Al Azizia reference against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD:On Thursday, former Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Additional Director Wajid Zia began recording his statement in the Al Azizia reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

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Earlier, Nawaz reached the accountability court after arriving in Islamabad from Lahore on a private plane.

Zia, who headed the Panama case Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that probed the Sharif family’s assets last year, has already testified in the Avenfield properties reference.

Zia informed the court about his appointment as the JIT’s head and the Supreme Court’s terms of reference with regards to the probe.

Moreover, on Wednesday the Supreme Court extended the deadline the second time, to conclude the corruption cases until June 9.

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