NAB plea against Sharif family fixed for early hearing: Report

NAB plea against Sharif family fixed for early hearing: Report
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*ISLAMABAD - Supreme court has taken up the accountability bureau’s petition against the suspension of Sharif family sentences.*

A three-member special bench will hear the case on Wednesday at 1:30pm. It comprises justices Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel and Umar Ata Bandial.

On Monday, NAB had challenged the Islamabad High Court’s decision to suspend the Sharif family’s prison sentences awarded in the Avenfield reference.

In its appeal filed to the Supreme Court, the bureau says the high court doesn’t have the jurisdiction to make such a decision under Article 199 of the Constitution.

Article 199 refers to the jurisdiction of the high courts.

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