Supreme Court rejects Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer appeal

Supreme Court rejects Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer appeal

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court of Pakistan has rejected the appeal of the Nawaz Sharnford lawyer.

SC on Friday rejected the appeal of Nawaz Sharif’s counsel to extend the trial by another six weeks and directed to conclude the trial till November 17.

The top court directed the three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s counsel to conclude references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) till November 17.

Earlier, Nawaz Sharif’s Counsel Khawaja Haris had written an application requesting for the extension in the trial of former prime minister and his sons in Al Azizia and Flagship corruption references.

A three-member bench, headed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the case pertaining to the Sharif family appeal to extend hearing of the corruption reference cases.