NOKHAIZ SAHI

  • TISLAMABAD - Khawaja Harris, counsel for former premier Nawaz Sharif, Friday contended before the accountability court that his client was neither a beneficial owner of Avenfield properties nor had he any connection with them. While offering conclusive arguments on the corruption references filed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau Rawalpindi on Friday summoned Zulfiqar Bokhari, a close aide to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan, on June 25 in a case related to offshore companies. NAB sources claimed that the bureau has also directed Wajid Bukhari, the father of Zulfi ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - While referring to the Pakistan Penal Code, former premier Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Harris Thursday argued before the accountability court that the onus of responsibility lied with the prosecution and not on the accused to furnish the evidence to build up the case ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Former minister for information technology and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Anusha Rehman on Thursday appeared before the National Accountability Bureau Rawalpindi to record her statement in the case related to the alleged illegal award of contract of the Next Generation ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Defence counsel for Nawaz Sharif Khawaja Harris has said the prosecution has failed to prove its charges in Avenfield Properties Reference against the former premier. Making conclusive arguments in the accountability court, Khawaja Harris stated Joint Investigation Team head Wajid Zia ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The accountability court Tuesday allowed a four-day personal exemption to former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz after they failed to appear in the court in the NAB references owing to the critical condition of Kulsoom Nawaz in a London hospital. Defence counsel ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau has decided to seek asset details of former president Gen (retd) Pervaiz Musharraf from the Election Commission of Pakistan and the Federal Investigation Agency the assets beyond known sources of income case. NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau Rawalpindi has given a task to investigation officers to complete ongoing inquiries into high profile cases within a month, The Nation has learnt. Sources in the bureau said that the NAB Rawalpindi has initiated investigations against some ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Nawaz Sharif has hired a new legal team led by Jahangir Jadoon to represent him in the corruption trial, though Jadoon says the deposed prime minister is still trying to convince his former lawyer Khawaja Haris to represent him at the accountability court. On the other hand, the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A day after lead counsel Khawaja Haris recused himself from pursuing Sharifs’ cases, the accountability court Tuesday asked deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif to hire a new lawyer by June 19 for the ongoing corruption references against him. During the hearing, in a dialogue ...

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  • TLAHORE/Islamabad - Former premier Nawaz Sharif Monday said the Supreme Court had deprived him of the right to defend in the accountability references, as his counsel Khawaja Harris separated himself from the cases. “My counsel Khawaja Harris has informed the accountability court in writing ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has suspended an additional director who had attempted to steal documents relating to the Avenfield corruption case from the NAB headquarters a few days back. A security guard, Abid Hussain, had thwarted an attempt by ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday severely criticised apex court’s decision to conditionally allow former military dictator Pervez Musharraf to contest July 25  general elections, asking how he could be provided any guarantee by the court. A three-judge ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The accountability court Thursday turned down the petition of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (r) Safdar seeking permission to visit London. Accountability Court judge Muhammad Bashir dismissed the petition of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - National Accountability Board on Wednesday launched inquiry against the disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif, former premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi others in alleged illegal award of LNG terminal contract. They are accused of awarding the contract for 15 years to their favourite ...

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  • T­ISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) counsel Wednesday started his final arguments in Avenfield properties reference case after the accountability court judge Muhammad Bashir dismissed an application moved by former premier Nawaz Sharif to defer further proceedings till ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government added 10,000 megawatts to the national grid and there were no complaints of electricity failure from all over the country. “If people are facing loadshedding, this is the fault of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Bashir Monday said he would write a letter to the Supreme Court seeking another extension in the deadline to conclude the ongoing references against Sharif family. An earlier revised deadline set by the apex court to wrap up the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Reshuffle in bureaucracy started just after oath-taking ceremony of Justice Nasir ul Malik as caretaker Prime Minister as Fawad Hassan Fawad, Secretary to PM, was removed from his position and posted him as Director General Civil Services Academy. Suhail Aamir, a BS-22 officer of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau has written a letter to the interior ministry to place the name of Pakistan State Oil Managing-Director Shaikh Emran-ul-Haq on the exit control list. The NAB executive board meeting also authorized an inquiry against him in a multi-billion rupees ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau has started investigation against Minister for Information and Technology Anusha Rehman, former finance minister Ishaq Dar and former chairman Pakistan Telecom Authority Syed Ismail Shah and others in case of illegal award of contract of the Next ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Capt (r) Muhammad Safdar, the son-in-law of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, on Tuesday recorded his statement before the accountability court in the Avenfield reference, saying he was gratuitously dragged into the Panama Papers case “despite no specific orders were issued by the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Once again distancing herself from the ownership of Avenfiled properties, Maryam Nawaz Monday claimed that according to her knowledge the same properties were not purchased in the 1990s. She was recording her statement in the an accountability court a case related to London ...

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  • TIslamabad - The military high command has summoned former ISI chief Lt-Gen (r) Asad Durrani to General Headquarters on Monday to explain his position on the controversial book he has co-authored with RAW ex-chief. In a tweet yester night, ISPR chief Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said Durrani will be ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A day after former premier Nawaz Sharif served a legal notice on National Accountability Bureau chief for accusing him of laundering $4.9 billion to India, the anti-graft body on Friday started an investigation into the case, The Nation has learnt. The national anti-graft watchdog ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  While recording her statement in the accountability court regarding the Avenfield reference, Maryam Nawaz Sharif Thursdays expressed her deep reservations over the formation of the joint investigation team constituted by the Supreme Court to investigate the Panama Papers ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed he was ousted from power for trying to establish civilian supremacy and opening a treason case against former military dictator Pervez Musharraf. Calling the opposition protests in 2014 a part of the establishment’s efforts to either ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Execute Board Meeting of National Accountability Bureau has decided to file a reference against former prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, former minister for Water and Power Liaquat Jatoi and others in case of misuse of authority and illegal appointment. The NAB boar meeting was held ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has ordered complaint verification against the Civil Aviation Authority for allegedly depositing Rs5 billion in JS Bank in violation of rules. The NAB chief has also ordered the complaint verification against three ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A special committee formed by the Supreme Court on illegal appointments in the National Accountability Bureau has given clean chit to the bureau’s four director-generals in its report submitted to the apex court, The Nation has learnt.  The committee had served notices ...

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