Court testifies witness in reference against Abbasi

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An Accountability Court (AC) on Tuesday testified another witness against former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and others in LNG corruption reference.

AC-II Judge Muhammad Azam Khan heard the graft reference against former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, his son Abdullah Khaqan, ex-advisor on finance Miftah Ismail. The court marked the attendance of accused persons.

At the outset of hearing, the court started recording the statement of assistant economic advisor and NAB witness Allah Nawaz.

The defence lawyer Barrister Zafarullah raised objections over the documents produced by the witness during testimony.

Another defence counsel Tanveer Iqbal conducted cross examination with the witness after his statement.

After this Barrister Zafarullah cross examined director ministry of water and power Abdul Rashid Jokheo.—APP