IHC issues detailed verdict in the Avenfield Reference case appeal

IHC issues detailed verdict in the Avenfield Reference case appeal
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ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday issued the written order of initial hearing conducted over the appeals of Sharif family conviction by the accountability court.

The appeals of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (retd.) Safdar have been accepted for regular hearing.

The court has issued notice to National Accountability Court (NAB) and summoned record of Avenfield case.

Volumes of the appeals have also been prepared while the next hearing will be held after vacations in the last week of July before the available bench.

Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Haris adopted stance that the accused have convicted against law.

“The stance of NAB in the case will also be heard along with the arguments of defense lawyer,” remarked the court.

Haris requested the court to grant bail to Nawaz Sharif until verdict on his appeal is announced. He told that all the three accused are ready to submit their surety bonds.

The court asked NAB to appoint officers for its assistance in the Avenfield case.

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