IHC will resume hearing Nawaz Sharif’s Plea against Avenfield Verdict


Islamabad High Court (IHC) will resume the Nawaz Sharif’s petition hearing for the suspension of Avenfield Verdict.

IHC today will resume Plea against Avenfield Verdict filed by Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, and Captain (retd) Safdar.

Yesterday, IHC dismissed NAB’s plea to adjourn the hearing for 2 days of Nawaz Sharif’s petition against the Avenfield verdict. Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb and Justice Athar Minallah are the IHC bench members who heard the case yesterday. However, they will resume the hearing today.

Nawaz Sharif’s counsel, Khawaja Haris submitted the plea to transfer Flagship and Al Azizia references to another judge. IHC later decided to club appeals filed by Sharif family against Avenfield verdict with Nawaz’s appeal to transfer Flagship and Al Azizia Reference to another judge.

The Avenfield Reference verdict came against Nawaz Sharif and his family. The Accountability Court sentenced the imprisonment of 10, 7, and 1 year to Nawaz, Maryam, and Captain Safdar (retd) respectively. The court also fined Nawaz Sharif and Maryam 8 million and 2 million Pounds respectively. All three leaders later moved to Adiala Jail Rawalpindi.


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