Former PM Nawaz Sharif gets some sigh of relief from Islamabad High Court

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Former PM Nawaz Sharif gets some sigh of relief from Islamabad High Court

ISLAMABAD - Islamabad High Court on Thursday has approved miscellaneous plea of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif against his conviction in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case following judge Arshad Malik’s video scandal.

A two-member bench comprising Justice Amir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani heard the appeals.

According to details, the court has issued the detailed verdict over Nawaz Sharif's appeal.

The court has served notice to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and other parties directing to submit reply in 14 days.

It is to be mentioned that the former PM had requested the court to review evidence linked to a controversial video and statement of judge Arshad Malik before deciding the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo’s appeal against his conviction in the Al Azizia case.