Accountability

Accountability court to resume hearing Al-Azizia reference today

Accountability court to resume hearing Al-Azizia reference today

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court seized with the Al-Azizia reference will resume hearing today (Monday).Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif will record his testimony under Section 342 of the criminal procedure code before Judge Mohammad Arshad Malik.Sharif had so far answered 120 out of a total of 151 questions put to him during the recording of his testimony. […]

US says Saudis promise accountability but deny knowledge over missing writer

ANKARA: Saudi Arabia promised to ensure a thorough probe and accountability over a missing Saudi journalist but stood by denials the kingdom killed him, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, as he paid a supportive visit to the under-fire ally.President Donald Trump dispatched Pompeo on an urgent mission to Riyadh to defuse a crisis […]

Accountability threatens looters not democracy: Fawad

Accountability threatens looters not democracy: Fawad

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday denied opposition claims of a nexus between the ruling party and the country’s anti-graft watchdog and said democracy was not under threat by accountability but looters are. “People because of whom Pakistan is suffering will be held accountable.”Addressing media outside the National Assembly, ahead of the session called to debate Pakistan […]

Ashiana Housing scandal: Shehbaz Sharif produced before accountability court

Ashiana Housing scandal: Shehbaz Sharif produced before accountability court

LAHORE – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly (NA) Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday has been produced before the accountability court after he was detained by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Ashiana Housing scandal. Sources told that during the hearing headed by Justice Najam-ul-Hassan, NAB will seek physical remand of […]

Nawaz, Maryam’s application for 7-day exemption rejected by accountability court

Nawaz, Maryam’s application for 7-day exemption rejected by accountability court

The accountability court of Islamabad on Monday turned down an application seeking a seven-day exemption from personal appearance for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in the Avenfield Properties reference. The accountability judge, however, allowed their absence for a couple of days and directed the father-daughter duo to appear before the […]

Accountability court adjourns Ishaq Dar corruption case till June 13

Accountability court adjourns Ishaq Dar corruption case till June 13

ISLAMABAD;An accountability court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of Ishaq Dar corruption case till June 13.Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the case. Defense lawyer Qazi Misbah continued cross-examination of prosecution witness Muhammad Azeem.The witness submitted the record of Ishaq Dar’s 21 bank transactions in the court which included eight electronic transactions.All the three co-accused National Bank […]

Accountability court dismisses Nawaz’s plea to pause closing arguments in Avenfield reference

Accountability court dismisses Nawaz’s plea to pause closing arguments in Avenfield reference

An Islamabad accountability court on Tuesday dismissed an application filed by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking the postponement of final arguments in the Avenfield reference. After dismissing the petition, Accountability Judge Mohammad Bashir asked the prosecution to start their arguments while telling the defence counsel to challenge his order at the appropriate forum if […]

Accountability court to seek third extension in corruption references against Sharif family

Accountability court to seek third extension in corruption references against Sharif family

With the revised deadline to wrap up corruption references against the Sharif family and former finance minister Ishaq Dar set to expire on June 9, the accountability court on Monday decided to seek another extension from the Supreme Court (SC). During today’s proceedings in the Al-Azizia reference, accountability judge Mohammad Bashir remarked that he would […]

Nawaz, Maryam appear before accountability court in Islamabad

Nawaz, Maryam appear before accountability court in Islamabad

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, appeared before an accountability court in Islamabad on Wednesday as a hearing into three corruption references filed against the Sharifs by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) went underway. Strict security arrangments were made in the areas surrounding the accountability court ahead of the former premier’s […]

Lawyer asks accountability court to suspend process of declaring Dar a proclaimed offender

Lawyer asks accountability court to suspend process of declaring Dar a proclaimed offender

Former finance minister Ishaq Dar’s counsel on Monday requested an accountability court in Islamabad to delay the process of declaring his client a proclaimed offender until next week. The accountability court is conducting a hearing in connection with a corruption reference filed against Dar by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The court is expected to […]

Accountability court suspends hearing against Sharifs until IHC decides on merging of references

Accountability court suspends hearing against Sharifs until IHC decides on merging of references

An accountability court in Islamabad on Monday suspended the hearing into corruption references filed against members of the Sharif family as it awaits the Islamabad High Court’s decision in connection with a petition filed by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, which seeks the consolidation of the references. The high court’s decision is expected to be […]