Accountability Court to record statements of two witnesses in supplementary reference via video link

Accountability Court to record statements of two witnesses in supplementary reference via video link
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ISLAMABAD:Former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Tuesday submitted an application seeking
two weeks exemption from appearing before Accountability Court hearing references in connection with London based properties.

The application was moved before AC judge Mohammed Bashir through Amjad Pervez Malik taking stance that Kulsoom Nawaz was not feeling well and she had to undergo important tests in London, however the presence of Mr. Nawaz and Maryam before the court would not be possible for two weeks starting from February 19.

The counsel further informed the bench that three-day mourning period had been announced to grieve for Asma Jahangir hence proceedings should be adjourned till then. His petition in this regard was accepted by the court and further hearing of the case was adjourned till February 15.

Subsequently the court announced that it would record statements of two witnesses from London via video link in the supplementary reference against them regarding London based Avenfield Apartments on Feb 22. However four prosecution witnesses would record their statements on next hearing of the case.

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and Cap (retd) Muhammad Safdar
attended the accountability court 's proceedings.APP/AFP

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