Avenfield references case: Wajid Zia resumes recording statement against Sharif family
ISLAMABAD (Web desk): The Accountability court has resumed hearing of Avenfield reference case against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members on Tuesday.
Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Bashir is hearing the case.
Nawaz, daughter Maryam and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar appeared before the court.
While addressing the media, Nawaz said that he believes in the power of nation’s “thumb”than umpire’s finger. He stated that former president Pervez Musharraf constituted National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to obtain certain results before the elections of 2002.
Nawaz Sharif further demanded to abolish rules made in martial law eras.
He said that he is also analyzing the talks being made regarding doctrine.
Previously,accountability court had rejected exemption from hearing pleas of Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in Avenfield reference. The defence lawyer had submitted new medical certificate of Kulsoom Nawaz along with his clients’ petitions seeking exemption for seven days from March 26.
The appeal stated that Ali Aimal will appear in place of Nawaz while Jahangir Jadoon will be Maryam’s representative.
The court had turned down the pleas and ordered to attend the hearings.