ISLAMABAD: The counsel of Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar, Amjad Pervez resumed his concluding arguments in Avenfield Reference.
As today’s hearing of Avenfield Reference went underway, Amjad Pervez started off with Mazhar Raza Bangash’s letter. The defence counsel questioned the authenticity of the letter and the way it was presented.
He said that the prosecution said the letter to NAB was presented in a sealed enveloped is wrong. The letter was unsealed according to NAB’s own witness Zawar Manzoor. He also questioned the nature of the documents being photocopies. He objected and said that photocopies cannot be made part of court’s record as per Pakistan’s Qanun-e-Shahadat Order, 1984.
The defence lawyer, Amjad said that the report by Rehman Malik is not authentic. He added that even Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) did not accept that report.
Amjad Pervez further argued that Nawaz Sharif is not linked to the London Flats himself. He said that it was not proven by anyone that Nawaz was beneficiary owner of the flats. Pervez informed court that even though there are links of the Sharif Family in the flats, but Nawaz himself has not occupied the flats since 1993.
After which the court ordered prosecution star witness and head of JIT Wajid Zia to appear in court on 3rd July. Zia was summoned to court for the next reference, Al-Azizia Steel Mills case. The court then adjourned itself till 2nd of July.