Avenfield case: Wajid Zia's cross-examination under way
ISLAMABAD: The duty courtroom listening to the Avenfield houses reference in opposition to the Sharif circle of relatives resumed its complaints nowadays.
Owing to inclement climate, former top minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam had been not able to go away from Lahore to wait the listening to.
Because the listening to went below means, the courtroom licensed, because it did on the closing listening to for a similar causes, Nawaz and Maryam’s plea to be exempted from look nowadays.
The 3rd accused, Nawaz’s son-in-law MNA Muhammad Safdar, is found in courtroom.
Maryam’s suggest Amjad Pervez has resumed cross-examination of Wajid Zia, an extra director on the Federal Investigation Company who headed the Panama case joint investigation group (JIT) which probed the Sharif circle of relatives’s property closing yr.
The listening to is below means.
The Avenfield houses reference is amongst 3 filed in opposition to Nawaz and his circle of relatives by way of the Nationwide Duty Bureau (NAB) closing yr at the Ultimate Court docket’s directives.
Duty Court docket-I Pass judgement on Mohammad Bashir, who has been accomplishing corruption complaints in opposition to the Sharif circle of relatives since September closing yr, is presiding over the case.
On Wednesday, Nawaz’s suggest Khawaja Haris concluded, at the 10th day, Zia’s cross-examination within the Avenfield case.
After Haris concluded his cross-examination, Maryam’s suggest started his cross-examination.
The trial in opposition to the Sharif circle of relatives had commenced on September 14, 2017.
NAB to report 3 supplementary references in opposition to Nawaz
The corruption references, filed in opposition to the Sharifs, pertain to the Al-Azizia Metal Turbines and Hill Steel Status quo, offshore firms together with Flagship Funding Ltd, and Avenfield houses of London.
Nawaz and sons Hussain and Hasan are accused in all 3 references while his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Safdar are accused within the Avenfield reference handiest.
The 2 brothers, based totally out of the country, had been absconding for the reason that complaints started closing yr and had been declared proclaimed offenders by way of the courtroom.
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