IHC to Hear Nawaz’s Plea in Al-Azizia Reference on Sep 18

The Islamabad Excessive Courtroom (IHC) will hear an enchantment filed by former premier Nawaz Sharif towards his conviction within the Al-Azizia corruption reference on September 18.

Contrarily, on the identical date, the court docket will take up an enchantment filed by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) towards Sharif’s acquittal within the Flagship Investments corruption reference.

A two-member bench comprising of Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani are scheduled to listen to the appeals.

Verdicts in each corruption references had been introduced by an accountability court docket decide Arshad Malik.

Nevertheless, because of summer time holidays, the hearings have been set within the month of September.

Earlier, Minister for Legislation Dr Farogh Nasim on Friday mentioned that senior decide Arshad Malik was barred from accountability court docket till additional investigation on scandal over blackmail claims referring to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption expenses.

Dr Farogh mentioned that the sentence handed all the way down to Nawaz in Al-Azizia Metal Mills case can neither be diminished, nor that may be abolished till a verdict is introduced by the Islamabad Excessive Courtroom on the enchantment filed by the previous premier.