ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has reserved the verdict in Avenfield reference filed against Sharif family on Tuesday and will announce the decision on Friday, July 6, AajNews reported.
The verdict in Avenfield reference was reserved after the defence counsel concluded his arguments.
Judge Muhammad Bashir reserved the verdict today after hearing the case for nine months and twenty days.
In total 18 witnesses, including head of the Panama Case fame Joint Investigation Team Wajid Zia appeared before the accountability court.
The court has also issued notices asking accused to ensure their presence, when reserved judgement will be announced.
Nawaz Sharif and his family are facing three corruption cases in the accountability court after the National Accountability Bureau filed references against them in light of the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Panama Papers case last year.
The former Prime Minister and his daughter were in London on account of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s ailment. On Monday, the court had granted them two-day exemption from proceedings
Nawaz Sharif’s two sons have already been declared as proclaimed offenders for not appearing before the court during proceedings of the case. The trial against the Sharif family had commenced on September 14, 2017.