The cases were registered by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on September 8 against Sharif, his family in the Accountability Court Islamabad, following a verdict by Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case
Last month, Sharif was indicted in all three cases while his daughter Maryam and her husband Muhammad Safdar, co-accused with Sharif in only one case, were also indicted along with Sharif.
It was the beginning of the end of the Pakistani state as we know it this weekend, as the mullah brigade and the Army joined hands to assert their power over the state.
The victory of religious street muscle in Islamabad undermines the credibility of the elected government
The cases are based on July 28 verdict by the Supreme Court which disqualified Sharif as the prime minister and ordered to launch three corruption cases against him and his family, and one case against finance minister Ishaq Dar.
The protesters have cut off Lahore from the rest of the country by staging demonstration on G T Road, motorway and railway lines that connects the city with other parts of the country.
Hafiz Saeed in his speech also targeted the Pakistani government for “taking dictation from foreign masters” and spoke of “Indian atrocities” in Kashmir.
Pakistan Peoples Party had introduced the bill to remove section 203 from the recently passed Election Act 2017, which allows a person disqualified by the court to become the head of a political party.
Sharif, 67, and some of his family members are facing charges relating to their ownership of properties in London.
Three cases were filed against Sharif, his two sons Hassan and Husain, daughter Maryam and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar on September 8 by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)
Following the judgement, Sharif told media that Wednesday’s verdict would be written in “black words” in Pakistan’s history.
Shortly before Sharif’s arrival in court, Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb said Sharif’s hands were clean and he is not afraid to face the charges
Three corruption cases were registered by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against Sharif, his children and son-in-law in the court on September 8.
The government plans to put up for vote a constitutional amendment bill that proposes the right to appeal against an order of the Supreme Court passed in a suo motu notice case
Two months after the Pakistan PM was sacked, his party, his brother and even his loyalists are counselling caution about taking on the army.