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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…

Court records NAB witnesses’ statements in graft references

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Friday recorded statements of three prosecution witnesses in two supplementary corruption references filed against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members by National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The former premier along with his sons, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar have been accused in three graft references filed in compliance with Supreme Court’s landmark July 28 verdict. Judge Muhammad Bashir conducted trial in the Al-Azizia…