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NAB have no links with politics, any political party: Justice Javed Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has said the bureau has no political links to any group or political party, ARY News reported. Speaking on Saturday Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal said taking the mega corruption cases to their logical end is one of his foremost priorities. Chairman NAB said that corruption has penetrated in the country to become a cancerous wound and removing it from its roots is key requirement of the time. NAB Chairman said that steps are being taken to curb money laundering…

Court to announce verdict on NAB references against Sharif family on Dec 24

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Wednesday reserved a verdict in graft references filed by the National Accountability Bureau against deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family. According to details, accountability court Judge Arshad Malik reserved a verdict in remaining references, Flagship Investment and Al-Azizia Steel Mills, which is due to be announced on December 24, Monday. As the last hearing went underway, Judge Arshad Malik rejected Nawaz's request for more time in the case, as NAB had…

Nawaz hires new counsel to represent him in NAB references

ISLAMABAD: Erstwhile premier Nawaz Sharif has hired a new counsel Jahangir Jadoon to advocate him in the references filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) after Khawaja Haris recused himself from the case on June 11. On behalf of his client (Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif), Jahangir Jadoon submitted his power of attorney to Judge Mohammad Bashir who was hearing the Avenfield case in an accountability court on Thursday. Nonetheless, Maryam Nawaz’s counsel Amjad Pervaiz failed to appear before the court on Thursday…

Khawaja Haris recuses himself from pleading in NAB cases against Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Khawaja Haris, the counsel representing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in accountability references, has excused from pursuing the references further more. The counsel formally withdrew from the case as the accountability court resumed proceedings in the Al Azizia Steel Mills reference. The Supreme Court, yesterday while giving the accountability court a 30-day deadline to wind up all three cases, also advised that the hearing of the case be held on a daily basis, even on Saturdays. The counsel told…

Accountability court refuses to exempt Sharifs from personal appearance

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court here on Thursday discarded a plea filed by Sharifs, seeking an exemption from personal appearance before the court. Accountability Judge Mohammad Bashir conducted trial in three corruption references, namely Al-Azizia Steel Mills, Flagship Investments and Avenfield, against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar. During the court proceedings today, Sharif’s counsel pleaded the judge to grant his client a permission…

Nawaz Sharif departs for London ahead of indictment in graft cases

LAHORE: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday departed for London to visit his ailing wife, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. After arriving at Lahore International Airport earlier today, the ex-PM left for London via Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-757. Sharif’s secretary Mohammad Hanif Khan was accompanying him on the occasion. The copy of Sharif’s flight ticket – obtained by ARY News – has an inscription read the return date on January 4, 2018. This is Sharif’s second visit to London after his…

Bailable arrest warrants of Sharif children received at Pakistan HC in London

LAHORE: The Pakistan High Commission in London on Friday received the bailable arrest warrants for former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s three children, dispatched by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The warrants for Maryam, Hussain, and Hassan Nawaz were issued on Tuesday after they did not turn up before the accountability court in three graft references filed against them by the NAB. Sharif’s son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar has also been served a subpoena at his London address. The Sharif family members…

Ishaq Dar shows up at accountability court to face NAB case

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday showed up in an accountability court to face a graft case filed against him by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for allegedly accumulating wealth beyond his known sources of income, ARY News reported. Judge Mohammad Bashir granted bail to the minister against a surety bond worth one million rupees. He ordered provision of a copy of the NAB reference to the minister's counsel and adjourned the hearing until Sept 27 when he is expected to be indicted in the case. The…