Decision on all references against Sharifs within month: CJP

Islamabad Politics Report/Moazzam Raza Tabassam: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar directed on Sunday the accountability court to conclude the trial and annouced the decison on all three corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family within a month.

A two-member bench headed by the chief justice was hearing the petition seeking further extension for the conclusion of trails against Nawaz and his family with regard to corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) after apex court’s verdict in Panama Papers case.

 CJP granted perimission to visit Kulsoom in London

The chief justice granted permission to Nawaz to visit his ailing wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz in London.

Nawaz has requested for exemption from court appearances time and again, often citing the reason to be visits to meet his wife.

Kulsoom Nawaz is undergoing treatment for throat cancer for which she was admitted to a hospital in London in September 2017. She underwent a surgery wherein doctors removed the cancerous tumours in her throat.

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