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Pakistan`s Ex-PM Sharif Appears Before Anti-Corruption Court

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Published on : 02 October 2017, 02:23 PM
Pakistan`s Ex-PM Sharif Appears Before Anti-Corruption Court

Pakistan`s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has made his first appearance before an anti-corruption court in Islamabad to face corruption charges.

Sharif was disqualified on July 28 by the Supreme Court following a probe that determined he had concealed financial assets.

His court appearance on Tuesday comes a day after he returned home from London, where he visited his wife who is being treated there.

Sharif is likely to be indicted on Oct. 2 in connection with three corruption cases, which were filed against him by the country`s anti-corruption body earlier this month.

During the court appearance, some Sharif followers started chanting slogans in his support inside the courtroom, annoying the judge, Mohammad Bashir, who then asked Pakistan`s three-time PM to leave as his lawyers were there to represent him.

Source: UNB


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