Islamabad: Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has challenged in Islamabad High Court (IHC), orders issued by Accountability Court (AC) on February 02 in connection with the recording of statements of two foreign witnesses through a video link in London Flats reference.

Judge accountability court, chairman NAB and federation have been made respondents.

The petitioner has taken the plea in his petition that high court should nullify the AC decision about the recording of statement through video links .

Earlier, Maryam Nawaz Sharif and her husband Captain (Retd) Safdar on Wednesday moved the Islamabad High Court challenging the Accountability Court’s decision of granting permission for examination of a witness through a video link in a corruption reference against them.

Both Maryam and Safdar moved the court through their counsel Amjad Pervez and cited Chairman National Accountability Bureau, judge AC No 1 Islamabad and the state as respondents.

The petitioners stated in their petition that they are accused in a reference filed by the NAB against them and the AC announced a verdict on February 2 allowing the prosecution examination of its witnesses namely Robert W Redly and Akhtar Raja through video link.