On bail plea of former premiere Nawaz Sharif, heres what country’s top court said

On the bail plea of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the country’s Supreme Court adjourned the hearing.

The case pertains to Al-Azizia graft case.

The bail plea was adjourned till March 26 on medical grounds.

Sharif is currently serving seven-year jail term in connection with Al-Azizia graft case.

The three-member bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa also issued a notice to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to submit a reply in the matter during the next hearing.

Earlier in March, Sharif had moved the Supreme Court against a decision by the Islamabad High Court, rejecting his bail application in connection with Al-Azizia reference case.

The High Court bench comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani ordered that the bail could not be given on medical grounds.

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