Panama Papers: More witnesses record statements against Sharif


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s anti-graft court today recorded more evidence against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the corruption cases spiralling from the Panama Papers sacandal.

This comes a day after the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a supplementary case against the three-time prime minister and his family over properties in London.

Sharif, 68, arrived in the NAB court – his 14th appearance – in Islamabad, which is conducting hearing in the three cases against him and his family.

He was accompanied by daughter Maryam and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar, who are co-accused in one of the three cases. During the hearing, at least two more witnesses produced by the NAB recorded their statements. Later, the court postponed the hearing till January 30 and ordered the NAB to present more witnesses.