The accountability court hearing corruption references filed against the Sharif family on Monday granted bail to ousted premier Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (r) Muhammad Safdar, while declaring Sharif’s sons Hassan and Hussain proclaimed offenders for constantly ignoring the court’s summons.The court also decided to hear Hassan and Hussain’s case separately while allowing a day’s exemption from the hearing to Nawaz Sharif.
Talking to reporters after her appearance before the court, Maryam said her family is being tried despite already receiving the punishment , the disqualification of her father Nawaz Sharif.These trials will last until the day of judgement unless something emerges in which he or anyone from his family is caught .Maryam said the questions taken up by the Supreme Court-mandated Joint Investigation Team regarding her family businesses continue to remain questions “because they are false allegations with no answers”. her father had been disqualified on the basis of a pre-decided verdict she said.
Maryam Nawaz daughter of disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif seen through the windscreen of bomb & bolt proof vehicle as she arrives to appear before a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court in connection with the corruption references on Monday October 09, 2017 in Islamabad. Maryam Nawaz, daughter of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, and her husband retired Captain Muhammad Safdar appeared before an accountability court in Islamabad on Monday in connection with a reference prepared against them by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Maryam arrived at the court amid tight security Monday morning, accompanied by senior PML-N leaders and ministers. Her husband, who was taken into custody by NAB upon his arrival to Pakistan, was brought to the court later, local media reported. Photo by Mian Khursheed.
Security officials escort a vehicle in a motorcade carrying Maryam Nawaz daughter of disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif as she arrives to appear before a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court in connection with the corruption references.