Chaudhry Sugar Mills: Court approves Nawaz Sharif’s exemption plea

Chaudhry Sugar Mills: Court approves Nawaz Sharif’s exemption plea
Lahore: An accountability court on Friday approved the exemption plea of the former premier and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif as he is in London on bail for medical treatment, GNN reported.

The court resumed hearing of Chaudhry Sugar Mills reference in which Nawaz Sharif’s fresh medical reports were presented by his lawyer Amjad Pervez. 

The PML-N supremo's lawyer informed the court that Nawaz Sharif's condition is still unclear and treatment is underway.

He further said that Nawaz Sharif will face trial after his recovery. Nawaz’s reports by his physician in London, David R Lawrence are also submitted in the court.

"Nawaz Sharif's various check-ups will take place in the last week of February", Amjad Pervez said, adding that he is unable to travel due to his on-going treatment.

The court then accepted the plea of Nawaz Sharif and adjourned the hearing till February 28.

On the occassion, the court also extended the judicial remand of prime accused Yousuf Abbas, Nawaz Sharif's nephew, till February 28.