Al-Azizia reference: Hearing adjourned till Tuesday, NAB issued notice

Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif faces two corruption references, Al-Azizia Mills and Flagship Investment, in the accountability court. Photo: File 

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court began hearing the Al-Azizia Mills and Flagship Investment corruption references against former premier Nawaz Sharif on Monday. 

Nawaz was transported from Adiala prison, where he is currently incarcerated following the Avenfield verdict, to the court premises in the federal capital amid tight security.   

As the hearing went under way today, Khawaja Haris’ assisting lawyer apprised the court that Nawaz’s lawyer was busy in the Islamabad High Court, where a petition is fixed for hearing in the division bench today.  

Accountability court II Judge Arshad Malik, who was hearing the case, inquired about the commencement time of the IHC hearing. To this, the assisting lawyer responded by saying that the division bench starts hearing cases at 11am. 

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