IHC to hear Nawaz’ plea against Avenfield, Azizia verdicts on April 28

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Court to also hear Maryam, Safdar’s pleas


Staff Reporter
Islamabad

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) fixed April 28 to hear appeals of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain Safdar against accountability courts’ verdicts in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references, on Wednesday.

A divisional bench of the IHC comprising Justice Umar Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani will hear the combined petitions in the case on the said date.

According to the IHC registrar office, the petitions include those filed against the verdict in the Avenfield Apartment and Al Azizia Steel Mills reference.

The court will also hear NAB’s plea pertaining to Nawaz’s exoneration in the Flagship reference and fresh sentencing in the Al Azizia reference.

Moreover, the IHC will hear Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (retd) Safdar’s petition against their sentences by the accountability court.