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Al-Azizia, Flagship verdicts: IHC fixes appeals for hearing on June 19

ISLAMABAD, Might 18 (INP): The Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) on Saturday fastened the listening to of appeals of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) in opposition to the Al-Azizia and Flagship verdicts on June 19.

A two-judge bench comprising Justice Aamir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani will hear the appeals.

The accountability courtroom had sentenced Sharif to seven years in jail and fined Rs1.5 billion within the Al-Azizia case on December 24. Nonetheless, he was acquitted within the Flagship corruption reference.

The previous prime minister has challenged the accountability courtroom’s verdict within the Al-Azizia case, searching for to put aside the conviction and seven-year imprisonment within the case.

Whereas, NAB moved two appeals within the IHC, difficult the verdicts within the Al-Azizia and Flagship Funding references. The bureau has pleaded with the courtroom to boost Sharif’s sentence to 14 years within the Al-Azizia case whereas strike down his acquittal within the Flagship case.

In its enchantment in opposition to Nawaz’s acquittal within the Flagship reference, NAB contended that the courtroom’s verdict is in opposition to the regulation and it ought to have been introduced in mild of proof positioned on file.

The IHC has been requested to declare the accountability courtroom resolution in Flagship reference null and void.

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