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Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Graft Case Hearing Adjourned

Nawaz Sharif
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Islamabad, July 30: A Pakistani court on Monday adjourned till August 1 hearing against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in connection with the Al Azizia and Flagship corruption cases. The session was presided over by Accountability Court Judge Mohammad Bashir who decided to adjourn the hearing and said he would wait for the Islamabad High Court’s decision on Sharif family’s pleas against the Avenfield corruption case verdict.

The IHC will take up Sharifs’ petitions on Tuesday in the graft case in which the three-time Premier was sentenced to 10 years in prison, his daugher Maryam Nawaz got seven years jail while his son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar Awan received one year in prison. (IANS)