Panama Papers probe: Nawaz Sharif to be present in court for indictment proceedings

Islamabad:  Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be present during his indictment proceedings in the accountability court on Monday in three corruption and money laundering cases involving his family’s offshore properties, his party said on Sunday.

“Mr Sharif is not leaving for London and he will attend indictment proceedings of accountability court in Islamabad on Monday against him. However, his children will not appear before the court,” the ruling PML-N said.

File image of Nawaz Sharif. AP

File image of Nawaz Sharif. AP

“Nawaz Sharif has decided to appear before the court in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references in order to expose the targeted trial,” Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah said and added justice is being “compromised” in the case.

The minister also said Sharif’s children — Hassan, Hussain and Maryam — and son-in-law Safdar will not come from London to appear in the court to

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