On March 26, the Supreme Court suspended Sharif's sentence in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case and granted him bail for six weeks — but with a condition that he would not leave Pakistan during that period.
Chief Justice Nisar made the remarks while hearing an appeal filed by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority against a high court's decision to ban the broadcast of Indian content on TV channels in Pakistan, Dawn reported.
Pakistan’s apex court has shown guts by acquitting Asia Bibi despite clerics’ anger. A governor of Punjab, Salmaan Taseer, had died at the hands of his own security guard while defending Bibi, who he thought had been framed.
The former president was indicted in March 2014 on treason charges for imposing emergency in the country which led to the confinement of a number of superior court judges in their houses and sacking of over 100 judges.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was named in the Panama Papers investigation, has been disqualified from holding public office in a unanimous verdict by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. It has also ordered a case against the prime minister to be referred to the NAB (National Accountability Bureau). Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan said on […]