Nawaz exempted from appearance as court hears Flagship, Al-Azizia cases

ISLAMABAD, Mar 07 (INP): The accountability court hearing corruption cases against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif allowed the accused to be exempted from today’s proceedings owing to his ill health.

As Judge Mohammad Bashir began hearing the Flagship and Al-Azizia reference, Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Haris pleaded the court to allow his client to be exempted from the hearing owing to his ill health. The court agreed and directed the former premier to leave after marking his attendance.