Court returns reference against Nawaz in plot case to NAB


In a significant development, an accountability court on Thursday returned the reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and several others in the plot allotment case to the National Accountability Bureau.

The reference had been returned by the court in accordance with changes made to NAB laws.

The case against Sharif and others relates to allegations of corruption and illegal allotment of land during his tenure as prime minister.