The appeals filed by the former three-time ousted Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif against the jail term in cases pertaining to Al-Azizia Steels Mills and Flagship Reference to be heard today by the Islamabad High Court (IHC).
A two-member bench comprising Chief Justice of the Islamabad High Court Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Aamer Farooq will take up the petitions today.
Sources claimed that Nawaz Sharif’s counsel, Khawaja Harris along with PML-N’s spokesperson Marriyam Aurangzeb, former Sindh governor Mohammad Zubair and Senator Mussadiq Malik have reached the high court.
On Jan 5, the counsel of Sharif re-submitted an appeal at the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the verdict announced by the accountability court sentencing Nawaz Sharif in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case.
The first appeal was filed by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo’s counsel on Jan 1 but the registrar office returned it after raising objections.