Accountability Court likely to reserve verdict today against Nawaz Sharif in two corruption references

Accountability Court likely to reserve verdict today against Nawaz Sharif in two corruption references
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ISLAMABAD – The accountability court is likely to reserve verdicts in two corruption reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif today.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor wrapped his final arguments in the Flagship Investment reference against the former premier, while the closing arguments in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case were submitted earlier this month.

On Tuesday, Accountability Court II Judge Arshad Malik, while hearing the concluding arguments in the Flagship reference yesterday, had ordered the defense and prosecution to give additional arguments on the Supreme Court decision in the references until 1pm on Wednesday.

Khawaja Haris Ahmad, the counsel for Nawaz, will submit a rebuttal over prosecution’s final arguments in the Flagship case today.

On December 7, the apex court had directed the trial court to wrap up the cases by December 24.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor on Tuesday completed his final arguments in the Flagship reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif .

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