Accountability Court to indict Nawaz Sharif, issues arrest warrants of children

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has on Tuesday appeared before the accountability court (AC) in Islamabad.

The accountability court judge Muhammad Bashir heard three references filed against Sharif family by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for having assets beyond their known sources of income, including London flats and Azizia Steel Mills.

During the proceedings, Nawaz Sharif told the court about his wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s ailment to which the judge allowed him to go.

The court while summoning the Sharif family on October issued bailable arrest warrants of the former PM’s sons Hassan Nawaz, Hussain Nawaz, Maryam Nawaz and his son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar.

The court directed them to submit a surety bond of Rs1 million each.

The court also announced to indict Nawaz Sharif on the next hearing on October 2.

Nawaz Sharif, his sons Hussain and Hassan Nawaz, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt Safdar were summoned by the court in London flats reference. The court has also summoned Nawaz Sharif Hussain and Hassan Nawaz in the Azizia Steel Mills reference.

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