Sharifs Bail: CJP formed 5 budge bench to adjudicate 17 law questions


Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar created the 5 member larger bench regarding the Sharifs bail on Wednesday (yesterday).

Regarding Sharifs bail, CJP Saqib Nisar formed 5 member bench to adjudicate on 17 legal questions. However, the questions are related to the suspension of verdict and the bail’s grant by high courts.

The larger bench is headed by CJP Saqib Nisar and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel, Justice Gulzar Ahmad, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Mushir Alam are also included in the bench. However, the bench will take up the matter on 14th January, 3 days before CJP retirement.

Bench will hear NAB plea on January 14 over the IHC verdict that suspended the conviction of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) Safdar in Avenfield case.

Accountability Court in Islamabad convicted all three. Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) Safdar sentenced for 10, 7, and 1 year respectively. However, IHC suspended their jail term after they filed the appeal.


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