General

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Captain (r) Safdar reappear in NAB court

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar reappeared in the accountability court today (Tuesday) in connection with three corruption references filed against him by National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
The court will record the statement of prosecution witnesses Yasir Bashir in Azizia Steel Mills reference and Shakil Anjum Nagra statement in Avenfield properties reference during today’s proceedings.
Nawaz Sharif is nominated suspect in references regarding Avenfield properties, Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investment, while Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (r) Safdar are nominated in reference regarding Avenfield properties alone.
According to the sources, former PM Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz traveled from Lahore to Islamabad in the morning to attend the hearing.
It will be 16th hearing of Avenfield properties and Flagship Investment references and 20th hearing of the Azizia Steel Mills reference.
Nawaz Sharif appeared before accountability court on nine occasions while Maryam Nawaz on 11 times and Captain (r) Safdar on 13 occasions. At least eight prosecution witnesses have recorded their statements in all the three references so far.