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Sharif’s plea

Sharif’s claim of three references on single accusation untrue, court rules

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court here on Friday issued its detailed ruling on the plea filed by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who pleaded the court for clubbing three graft references against him into one. Accountability Court-I Judge Mohammad Bashir released the nine-page order in writing, which he read in the last hearing on Nov 8 while rejecting Sharif’s request. Sharif, along with his family members, is facing three corruption references — Avenfield properties case, Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metal…