Nawaz Sharif requested IHC for immunity in NAB cases

Former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday filed an appeal before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking exemption from medical hearing in appeals related to Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investment References.

Nawaz Sharif requested IHC for immunity in NAB cases

In his plea, Nawaz said he was unable to appear in court due to his illness, adding that doctors in London had also barred him from traveling.

The petitioner further said that his legal team had advised him to appear in person to challenge the Punjab government's decision.

Nawaz requested that he provide all relevant documents to the Punjab government for further extension of his bail for medical treatment but his request was, rejected. Nawaz said that due to the lockdown, his treatment could not be completed’ in the UK.

It may be mentioned’ here that the division bench of IHC had fixed the case for hearing on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Amjad Pervez, counsel for Maryam Nawaz and Captain Safdar moved two separate petitions seeking adjournment of hearing on the appeals in the Avenfield Property Reference.

Amjad Pervez said that he was on leave till September 5, and prayed the court to fix the hearing case after the holidays ended.


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