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Sharif exempted from personal appearance in graft hearing

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Wednesday exempted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from personal appearance before the court owing to his ill health in two supplementary graft references. The ousted premier had earlier arrived in the federal capital through a special plane to attend the hearing. As the hearing began, Sharif's lead counsel Khawaja Haris pleaded with Judge Muhammad Bashir to exempt his client from personal appearance as he is not feeling well, The judge granted permission to Sharif to leave…