Accountability Court sentences ten years imprisonment to Nawaz Sharif, seven years to Maryam Nawaz and one year to Capt (R) Safdar.
According to media reports, the Accountability Court announced its verdict today in the Avenfield corruption reference case which was filed by NAB against Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Hussain Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz and Capt (retired) Safdar. The verdict of Avenfield reference comprised of almost 100 pages.
In Avenfield reference verdict, the Accountability Court announced 10 years jail for Nawaz Sharif along with 1 year imprisonment for not cooperating with NAB and fined him 8 million pounds in the Avenfield reference case, 7 years imprisonment to Maryam Nawaz along with 1 year imprisonment due to her involvement in the Calibri font scandal and fined her 2 million pounds, 1 year imprisonment for Captain (R) Safdar.
Maryam Nawaz and Captain (R) Safdar are both also disqualified from contesting election for 10 years.
The court has also ruled in the verdict that the Avenfield apartments of the Sharif family shall be seized by the federal government of Pakistan.
The court also issued permanent arrest warrants of ex-PM’s sons Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz.
Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz were declared proclaimed offenders last year because of their no-show and failure to appear before the court. They will face a separate trial whenever they join the proceedings.
The Accountability Court delayed the verdict of Avenfield case for 5 times at 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm and then at 4:30 pm on July 6 (Friday).