LHC to hear 24-year-old illegal foreign assets case against PM Nawaz


ISLAMABAD: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday formed a larger bench to hear a 24-year-old case accusing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of amassing foreign assets by plundering the national exchequer and illegally allotting government land.

Chief Justice LHC Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik notified the five-member bench, comprising Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan, Justice Ayesha A Malik, Justice Faisal Zaman, Justice Mirza Waqas Raoof and headed by Justice Farrukh Irfan Khan.

The case was originally filed in 1991 by Barrister Javed Iqbal Jafri who alleges that then-prime minister Sharif laundered money out of Pakistan after using his influence to illegally allot government land and plunder the national exchequer.

The larger bench will start proceedings into the case on Friday (May 8).

Source:: Geo News