Former PM Nawaz Sharif flew to London on Thursday to spend Eid with his ailing wife, Kulsoom Nawaz. His daughter, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, accompanied him.
Kulsoom Nawaz is being treated at a London facility for throat cancer.
Chief Justice Saqib Nisar had said on Sunday that Mr Sharif and his daughter can go to London to visit Kulsoom Nawaz. They were exempted from appearing before the accountability court for the Avenfield reference hearing on Thursday.
Judge Muhammad Bashir, who is hearing the case, was supposed to hear the final arguments from Maryam Nawaz’s lawyer, Amjad Pervaiz. He did not appear before the court on Thursday. The court adjourned the hearing till June 19.