Court seeks fifth extension to conclude NAB references against Sharifs

Deadline for conclusion of proceedings in graft references lapsed on Saturday. FILE PHOTOSDeadline for conclusion of proceedings in graft references lapsed on Saturday. FILE PHOTOS

Deadline for conclusion of proceedings in graft references lapsed on Saturday. FILE PHOTOS

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has sought more time from the Supreme Court to conduct the trial on the references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against members of the Sharif family.

Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik has written a letter to the top court requesting for the fifth extension in the trial of the three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently imprisoned at the Adiala Jail, and his two sons.

Both the brothers – Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz – have already been declared proclaimed offenders over their failure to appear before the court. Meanwhile, the court has summoned head of the Joint Investigation

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