Maryam Nawaz, Captain (r) Safdar request to halt indictment proceedings

ISLAMABAD (web desk) – Maryam Nawaz, and her husband Capt (retd) Safdar on Thursday appeared in accountability court, hearing the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) references against them.

During the hearing, Maryam and Captain (r) Safdar requested the court to not indict them as they have not been given any documents including volume 10 of Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report but the NAB prosecutor opposed them after which the verdict has been reserved.

He continued that the accused were provided with copy of NAB references and witnesses about 10 days ago, therefore, their plea to delay indictment should be dismissed.

The hearing has been resumed after a 15-minute break.

It is to be mentioned here that the court is likely to indict Sharif family in reference regarding Park Lane apartments, Al Azizia Steel Mills and offshore companies even though ousted premier Nawaz Sharif and counsel Khawaja Haris are out of the country.

Watch Captain (r) Safdar‘s media talk, clip taken from Dunya News.

 The court had summoned list of  15 people each from the NAB, the accused and the journalists as not more than 50 people have been allowed to enter the court. However, the security officials are permitted to go inside during the proceedings.

Let it be known that Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) Safdar were to be indicted on October 13, but the case was adjourned till October 19 due to the clash between Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawyers and police