Corruption Cases: Nawaz appears before Accountability Court

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before Accountability Court, on Tuesday in two undecided graft cases filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on orders of Supreme Court of Pakistan.

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Accountability court II Judge Mohammad Arshad Malik resumed hearing of Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment references.

Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Harris is currently cross-questioning  Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head and prosecution’s star witness Wajid Zia.

On Monday, a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsan ordered a six-week extension in the deadline for concluding the remaining two corruption references.

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