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There was no option than suspending IHC verdict on Sharifs’ jail term: CJP

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday remarked that there was no other option than suspending the Islamabad High court's (IHC) decision related to putting Sharifs' sentence on hold. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar resumed hearing a petition of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) challenging the Islamabad High Court's verdict of suspending the sentence of former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam in a corruption reference. Censuring the verdict of IHC, the top judge slammed, "is that…

Nawaz, Maryam issued notices on NAB plea against suspension of jail terms

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on an appeal by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) challenging suspension of their jail terms. On September 19, 2018 the Islamabad High Court (IHC) had suspended the prison terms of the Sharif family members in the Avenfield reference, releasing them on bail. Headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, a bench of the apex court took up the NAB appeal today. The chief justice remarked that…

IHC issues detailed verdict on suspending Sharif’s jail term

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday issued a detailed judgment regarding its September 19 order suspending the imprisonment of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar in the Avenfield corruption reference. The 41-page detailed verdict of the IHC has been written by Justice Athar Minallah. The judgement read, "In hindsight, the sentences awarded to the suspects cannot hold for a long time. The accountability court which awarded the sentences did…

Checkpoint sets up outside Sharifs’ residence in Jati Umra

LAHORE: As Sharifs reached their home in Lahore after release from Adiala prison last night, a police check post was set up outside their residence in Jati Umra, ARY New reported. A heavy contingent of police have been posted on the checkpoint and the commoners were prohibited from entering into the area. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supreme leader Mian Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Safdar were released from Adiala Jail in pursuance of Islamabad High Court order on…

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz released from Adiala prison

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supreme leader Mian Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Safdar were released from Adiala prison in pursuance of an Islamabad High Court order here on Wednesday, ARY News reported. A huge number of party supporters and leaders reached Rawalpindi from where the central leadership of their party was released after legal formalities. The former PM, his daughter and son-in-law were accorded a similar welcome when they arrived in Lahore.…

Fawad Chaudhry says PTI govt respects IHC judgment

ISLAMABAD: Reacting to the Islamabad High Court order regarding release of members of Sharif family, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that the government respects the high court judgement like it respected all other decisions of the court in the past, ARY News reported. In what can be considered the first official response from the PTI government, the minister maintained that the government respects all the country's courts and their decisions, adding that the people and the government only want action against the…

IHC suspends Avenfield ruling, sets free Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar

ISLAMABAD: As an interim relief, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday suspended the conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar in the Avenfield properties case. A division bench comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb suspended their sentence through a short verdict. The bench ordered release of the incarcerated members of the Sharif family against a surety bond of Rs500, 000 each. This verdict came on a…

Nawaz produced before court in Al-Azizia, Flagship references

ISLAMABAD: Imprisoned former premier Nawaz Sharif was produced before an accountability court in Islamabad, on Monday, for the hearing of remaining two corruption cases against him and his family. Accountability court II Judge Mohammad Arshad Malik is hearing Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment references. Nawaz Sharif was transported to the court from Adiala jail amid tight security. The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday extended the deadline, to conclude remaining graft cases against Sharifs, for six more weeks.…

Nawaz summoned by accountability court on Aug 13 in pending corruption references

ISLAMABAD: Convicted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently incarcerated, has been summoned by an accountability court on August 13 in the pending two corruption references against the Sharif family. The accountability court on Thursday summoned Nawaz in hearing of Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment references. Accountability Judge Arshad Malik, issued the order. The judge inquired from National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) Deputy Prosecutor General Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi about the progress in two…

Hearing of Al-Azizia, Flagship references adjourned without any proceeding

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Monday adjourned the hearing of Al-Azizia and Flagship corruption references against former premier Nawaz Sharif and his family members till August 1. As the hearing of Al-Azizia and Flagship corruption cases resumed, judge Muhammad Bashir,without any proceeding. adjourned the hearing citing that he would like to wait until tomorrow for the directives of Islamabad High Court (IHC) to be given in Sharif family's plea against the Avenfield verdict. The judge then ordered to adjourn…