Pakistan Corruption Court Postpones Indictment Of Ex-PM Sharif
03 October, 2017, 08:57 | Author: Kristen Ingram
"Nawaz Sharif has made a decision to appear before the court in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references in order to expose the targeted trial", Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said and added justice is being "compromised" in the case.
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's indictment on charges of corruption has been deferred by a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court till October 9.
The Bill has now been referred back to the lower house of Parliament to pass the amended draft law.
The PML-N leaders will hold a meeting of its general council to elect a new party president - a day after central working committee approved an amendment to the party's constitution, paving Nawaz's way to lead the party.
This is effectively being seen as a move to ease Sharif into the position.
In protest some opposition lawmakers tore up paper copies of the Election Bill 2017, passed by the Senate last week, that allows Sharif to become the party president again despite his disqualification by the court. Khawaja Harris, Sharif's counsel, informed the court during the hearing that the Sharif children were busy tending to their convalescing mother in London and will appear in court once she is better.
In addition, the court issued non-bailable warrants against Sharif's sons Hassan and Hussain, his daughter Mariyum Nawaz Sharif and her husband (Retd) Captain Safdar.
The Islamabad Accountability Court on Monday adjourned hearing of references against Nawaz Sharif and his children till October 09 while issuing arrest warrants for Hassan, Hussain and Maryam Nawaz and Capt (R) Muhammad Safdar.
However, the former PM has not been charged formally.
Pakistan daily, Dawn, reported that on Monday the ruling PML-N has cleared the way for Sharif to be re-elected as the party president.
Sharif had appeared before and accountability court on Monday morning after which he reached Punjab House for an informal advisory session.
Earlier, there had been reports that the ousted prime minister would fly to London on Thursday to be with his wife, Kulsoom, who has been undergoing treatment for throat cancer at a private hospital in London.
Catalonia's residents protest against the independence referendum at Plaza Urquinaona in Barcelona , APA reports quoting Sputnik. Friday also saw a judge order media giant Google to remove an application giving information about the outlawed referendum.
Arsenal will be without Mesut Ozil, Santi Cazorla, Francis Coquelin, Calum Chambers, and Danny Welbeck with varying injuries. Lewis Dunk slid to just deter a Sanchez shot, and Sead Kolasinac 's header on the ensuing corner was cleared off the line.
The landing went off "normally" for the jetliner carrying 496 passengers and 24 crew members, the spokesman said. One video shows material hanging from the engine as the plane flies on above the ocean.
Searching for answers, the key to his investigation lies with a former Blade Runner , Richard Deckard ( Harrison Ford ). The screenplay was written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green . "There were times where (a sequel) came up", he says.
The Rams mustered up just 131 yards in the first half, which makes it tough to keep up with a team as explosive as the Cowboys . Slants or even a play action roll outs to start some series will put the Rams on their heels which will open up lanes for Zeke.
After the last offseason, when Kevin Durant departed for the Golden State Warriors , they could not afford to lose Westbrook . If Westbrook and Anthony are committed to staying, coupled with a successful season, George's decision becomes tougher.
The bomb blast reportedly took place inside a auto which was parked outside a restaurant in Mogadishu's Hamarweyne district. However, the attack responsibility has not been taken by any group till yet.
The attacker was known to police for delinquency, though not followed by anti-terrorist teams, according to France Info radio. The attacker was shot and killed by French security services, Sputnik reported.
Warner in remarks to reporters called Twitter's statements " deeply disappointing " and "inadequate on nearly every level". One of the reasons for the inaccuracy, Twitter said, is that just two percent of all tweets contain geolocation data.
The court agreed to consider a free-speech challenge from IL workers who object to paying dues to unions they oppose. They also argue that having one representative of employees makes it easier to bargain and "ensure labor peace".
Trump tells Puerto Rico residents
Still, Cruz , in her CNN appearance, left little doubt that she is looking to the White House for help. He then retweeted videos from the military and other emergency responders working in Puerto Rico.
UKIP should not focus on Islam, Neil Hamilton says
The leader will be announced at the party conference in Torquay, which, according to reports, Nigel Farage will not be attending. UKIP should not become a one-issue party centred around Islam, the party's leader in the Welsh Assembly Neil Hamilton has said.
AG Sessions: Re-commitment To Free Speech Long Overdue
He was giving a speech about the importance of the First Amendment and the freedoms that the First Amendments grants US citizens. Earlier in the conversation, the attorney general made it clear campus free speech is an issue he is committed to addressing.