Hearing of NAB references adjourned as lawyers protest police outside AC

Friday 13 October 2017 2 weeks ago 23   Islamabad   Print

Lawyers and policemen seeing outside AC.

Report  Web Desk : ISLAMABAD: Corruption hearing against Sharif family adjourned as lawyers protest police high-handedness The judges of accountability court on Friday adjourned the hearing of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references against ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz and hsi son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar after lawyers’ clash with security officers in judicial complex. A scuffle erupted when security personnel barred lawyers and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders from entering the court after which the judges along with Justice Mohammad Bashir expressed resentment and left the court without hearing. The spat also injured one lawyer who was immediately taken to the hospital for medical assistance. Sources told that the court room has capacity of approximately 18 people while the lawyers were about 80. (01)