Tuesday , April 7 2020

Supreme Court to hear NAB’s petition against suspension of Sharif family’s sentences in the Avenfield case

Nawaz Maryam

The Supreme Court has decided to review NAB’s appeals against the dismissal of sentences of Sharif family in the Avenfield case.  

A bench of Supreme Court will hear the case on January 14, Monday. The bench will be led by Chief of Justice Saqib Nisar and the bench will comprise of four judges namely justices Asif Saeed Khosa, Gulzar Ahmed, Musheer Alam and Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel.

The top court will review the suspension in the sentence of the Nawaz Sharif , his daughter and his son-in-law who were convicted in Avenfield reference.

The culprits, Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar were sent out of Adiala Jail on September 19 after the Islamabad High Court suspended dismissed their sentence.

Nawaz and his family members were imprisoned for ten, seven and one year respectively by the accountability court. The case was filed because they did not disclose the ownership of Avenfield apartments in London.

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