Nawaz appears before NAB court

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif Monday appeared before the Accountability Court in references framed against him on corruption charges.

It was second appearance of Nawaz Sharif before the Accountability Court headed by Judge Mohammad Bashir. However, children of Nawaz Sharif and son-in-law could not appear before the court due to illness of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz who is under treatment in London for cancer.

The court postponed indictment of Nawaz Sharif as other accused were not present. Therefore, the court issued non-bail able warrants of Hassan, Hussain and Maryam Nawaz as well as son-in-law Capt ® Mohammad Safdar.

After hearing the arguments from lawyer of Nawaz Sharif and NAB prosecutor, the court adjourned the hearing till October 12.

Meanwhile, hearing on application by Nawaz Sharif for exempting from personal appearance in the court, could not be conducted.