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Chief Justice Of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Irks Over Delay, Gives Deadline To Wrap Up References Against Sharifs
Sumaira FH 5 days ago Fri 07th December 2018 | 04:24 PM
Supreme Court on Friday gave the accountability court deadline till December 24 to wrap up the proceedings against Sharif family in two corruption references.
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Dec, 2018 ) :Supreme Court on Friday gave the accountability court deadline till December 24 to wrap up the proceedings against Sharif family in two corruption references.
A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Faisal Arbab, heard the plea seeking the eight extension to conclude the remaining two references Al Azizia and Flagship against deposed premier Nawaz Sharif and his family members.
The bench observed that Khawaja Haris, counsel for Nawaz Sharif, by seeking extension 10 more working days to conclude arguments in the case, using delay tactics.
To this Khawaja replied and said it would be impossible for him to conclude arguments within given date adding that "I am not as active as you (CJ)," Subsequently, Justice Nisar asked him that how long he wanted to wrap up the arguments.
Adding that Haris should not take up cases when he cannot complete them.
I would be able to finish my arguments by 4 pm on December 17, Khawaja Haris replied.