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NAB court to seek another extension in Nawaz trial

NAB court to seek another extension in Nawaz trial

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court has decided to write a letter to the Supreme Court of Pakistan requesting the extension in duration of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif trial in Al-Azizia and Flagship cases.

According to sources, the court has drafted the letter in which AC told the SC that last witness was being tried by the investigative officer in Al-Azizia reference, while the statements of two more witness were yet to be recorded, therefore, the duration to complete the trial should be extended.

It is pertinent to say that the fifth deadline set by the Supreme Court for the completion of the Nawaz Sharif trial in Al-Azizia and flagship references has been ended, however, the trial remain incomplete.

The top court has given six weeks to complete the trial on August 6 and it has been ended.

The Supreme Court has also extended the deadline for the completion of a trial against Nawaz Sharif’s children four times.

The apex court had given six months to complete the trials, however, after inconclusive trials the date was extended for three months than a month and six weeks twice.