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Nawaz’s lawyer presents final arguments in Avenfield case

ISLAMABAD: Khawaja Haris, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer, on Wednesday picked up his concluding arguments in the Avenfield properties case where he left off yesterday. Judge Muhammad Bashir is presiding over the trial proceedings in the federal capital. Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz didn’t appear as they have been granted exemption from personal appearance for four days. The former premier along with his daughter is in London due to the critical condition of his wife Kulsoom Nawaz who has been on…

Court rejects Nawaz’s request to hear closing arguments in 3 cases together

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court in Islamabad on Tuesday rejected a request by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to hear closing arguments in all three corruption references filed against him together.  The former premier through his counsel moved a miscellaneous application in the court, requesting the judge to hear together final arguments in all the cases filed against his client by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). After hearing initial arguments, accountability judge Muhammad Bashir rejected the…

Sherry Rehman calls for bringing Kulbhushan’s matter to parliament

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Senator Sherry Rehman on Thursday said Pakistan’s lawyer presented weak arguments while proceeding Indian spy Kulbhushan Jhadav’s case in International Court of Justice (ICJ), ARY News reported. Talking to media, she expressed reservations over the government’s behavior and said Kulbhushan’s matter was deliberately not raised at international level. The senator questioned, “Why did we not raise Kulbhushan’s issue in the United Nations? Why did our lawyer’s arguments ended in…