About 70 questions to be put to Nawaz in Flagship reference

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court has decided to put about 70 questions to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for recording his statement in the Flagship Investment reference.

The court put over 120 questions to Mr Sharif in the Avenfield properties reference and 151 in the Al-Azizia reference. The former prime minister has so far responded to 148 of the 151 questions.

Lead defence counsel Khawaja Haris told Judge Mohammad Arshad Malik that the testimony of former premier would be completed by Thursday as the court would remain closed on Wednesday (today) on account of Eid Miladun Nabi.

He said that his client was taking time in giving his response because there were too many questions.

Mr Haris said that the Supreme Court had set Dec 10 as the new deadline for the accountability court to conclude the proceedings in Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment references.


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