Sharif appears before Pak court in remaining 2 graft cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's deposed top minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday gave the impression prior to an duty court listening to corruption cases towards his family, the primary court appearance in the remaining two graft cases following his incarceration.


Sharif, 68, along with his daughter Maryam, 44 and his son-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar are already serving jail terms of 10-years, seven years and twelve months respectively in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, after an duty court convicted them on July 6 over the family's ownership of 4 luxurious residences in London.

Today, Sharif was once brought from the high-security jail in an armoured automobile to the duty court of Judge Arshad Malik, who is listening to the remaining two graft cases - the Al-Azizia Steel Mills and the Hill Metal Establishment case.

Strict security measures had been taken and government banned entry of the beside the point individuals within the court premises. Even media was once now not allowed within the court.


The pending corruption cases towards Sharif and his two sons had been transferred by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on August 7 on application of Sharif to every other duty court headed by pass judgement on Malik.


Three corruption cases had been filed towards Sharif and family last yr following a call by Supreme Court on July 28 of the similar yr. The formal trial of the Sharif family began on September 14 and was once to be completed in six months however later the cut-off date was once extended no less than 3 times.


Apart from Sharif, his two sons ?Hassan and Hussian ? are also co-accused on all three corruption cases.


The court has already declared the two sons as absconders because of their power failure to look prior to the court. They had been blacklisted by the government, barring them from travelling on their Pakistani passports.
Sharif appears before Pak court in remaining 2 graft cases Sharif appears before Pak court in remaining 2 graft cases Reviewed by kailash soni on August 13, 2018 Rating: 5
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