Sharif family to move UK govt, IHC against Avenfield reference’s verdict


LONDON, July 07 (TNS): Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Saturday stated that Sharif family would move British government against verdict declared in Avenfield reference.

Talking to media in London on Saturday Maryam called for thorough probe in UK for transparency in the matter.

On the question about return to Pakistan, Maryam stated that she along with her father Nawaz Sharif would return to Pakistan within 10 days.

On the other hand, ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (retd.) Safdar will challenge the Avenfield reference verdict in Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday.

According to details, Khawaja Harris has prepared appeals against the accountability court’s decision. All the three accused have signed the affidavits.

Their lawyers have said that Nawaz and Maryam will face difficulty in receiving relief if did not return to Pakistan in 10 days.

On July 6, accountability court jailed former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Muhammad Safdar for 10, 7 and 1 year respectively.