IHC orders to release Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar from Adiyala Jail

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The Islamabad High Court (IHC) announced its verdict on pleas filed by former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar challenging the Avenfield verdict against them.

A two-judge bench comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb heard the petitions filed by former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar.

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor Akram Qureshi concluded his arguments in the case. During Tuesday’s hearing, the bench had directed Qureshi to conclude his arguments within 30 minutes and said that a verdict will be announced today even if arguments are not concluded.