Nawaz influenced filing of appeal in Hudaibiya case: NAB informs SC

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) informed the Supreme Court former prime minister Nawaz Sharif tried to influence the Hudaibiya case.

NAB Deputy Prosecutor General Imranul Haq submitted a new request in the apex court regarding the reopening of Hudaibiya paper mills case on Wednesday, the NAB also requested to ignore the delay in filing the appeal and given permission to NAB for reopening the case against the Sharif family.

NAB stated that the Hudaibiya case cannot be cancelled on the LHC decision and if the court didn’t allow the bureau it will be injustice.

Earlier, on Tuesday, Supreme Court bench starts hearing NAB’s appeal to reopen the Rs1.2 billion Hudaibiya case.

NAB appealed against the LHC decision for quash the investigation into the case, which accuses former finance minister Senator Ishaq Dar and prominent members of the Sharif family of money laundering.

Justice Mushir Alam is heading the three-member bench hearing the case, which includes Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel.

The bench ordered NAB to submit the complete record of the case at the next hearing, including the relevant documents of the Panama Papers case Joint Investigation Team report.

The hearing was then adjourned until December 11 as NAB asked for more time to prepare for the case.