NAB COURT TO CHALK OUT FUTURE PROCEEDINGS OF AVENFIELD CASE TODAY
ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing the Avenfield reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family is expected to chalk out the future course of proceedings on Tuesday after the last prosecution witness recorded his statement on Monday.Judge Muhammad Bashir of the accountability court is hearing the Avenfield reference, related to Sharifs’ London properties, against Nawaz, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar.
The accused have been given exemption from the appearing in the court on Tuesday.
On Monday, Maryam’s counsel Amjad Pervaiz cross-questioned National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) investigation officer Imran Dogar, who was the last prosecution witness.
During the cross-examination, Dar told the court about NAB’s procedure of investigation and inquiries, along with filing a reference in the court.
Dogar informed the court that he had no role in the work of Panama Papers case Joint Investigation Team (JIT).
As the hearing concluded, the prosecutor said he will give a statement in court on Tuesday on the conclusion of arguments and presentation of evidence.
Nawaz and his family are facing three corruption references in the accountability court after the NAB filed cases against them in light of Supreme Court’s final verdict in Panama Papers case.