NAB to file an appeal for extension in Nawaz’s jail term in Al-Azizia reference

NAB is expected to file an appeal in Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday (today) for extending the 7-year jail term sentenced to former three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Al-Azizia corruption reference.

According to the details, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will challenge the judgment of an Accountability Court in Al-Azizia Steel Mill and Flagship Investment references today.

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An anti-corruption watchdog, in its plea, will request the high court to extend the seven year imprisonment of Nawaz Sharif in Al-Azizia reference, as the PML-N leader has been proven guilty by the NAB.

To support its argument, the bureau further mentions, in its appeal, that under Article 9 (a) (v) of NAB ordinance, the duration of the sentence is 14-year long.

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