Corruption case: Sharif, Maryam, Safdar appear before accountability court for trial proceedings

ISLAMABAD: Ousted leader Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and Capt (retd) Safdar arrived today at a responsibility court regarding the trial procedures in the references recorded against them by the NAB.

Judge Muhammad Bashir is relied upon to start recording proclamations of arraignment witnesses against Sharif following his formal prosecution at the last hearing.

Maryam and her better half Captain (retd) Safdar have been named in a solitary corruption reference relating to the Sharif family’s London properties. While, Sharif and his two sons Hassan and Hussain have been named in three references identified with the London flats, Al-Aziza Steel Mills, and Hill Metals Establishment.

The NAB is required to introduce two prosecution witnesses – Sidra Mansoor, an authority of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), and Jahangir Ahmad, an authority of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).