ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Accountability court on Monday has issued non-bailable arrest warrants for ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hassan and Hussain Nawaz and his son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar in the corruption references filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) over Panama Leaks case.
During the proceeding, NAB prosecutor told the court that Nawaz Sharif’s children and son-in-law are deliberately skipping the hearing as their arrest warrants were sent to the London authorities over which, the court issued non-bailable arrest warrants for his sons and bailable warrant for daughter Maryam Nawaz, directing them to attend next trial at any cost.
The court has also decided to hear cases against Nawaz Sharif, who was not indicted in today’s hearing due to the absence of his children, in separate hearings.
Subsequently, the hearing has been adjourned till October 9.
Talking to media, State Minister Mohsin Shah Nawaz Ranjha assured that Maryam and Captain (r) Safdar will attend the next proceeding.
Earlier on September 26, the court had issued bailable arrest warrants for Sharif’s children Hassan, Hussain and Maryam Nawaz along with his son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar over failing to attend the hearing.