Islamabad High Court (IHC) has reserved the judgment on the appeals of the Sharif family against conviction in Evenfield reference verdict. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Safdar had petitioned against the Evenfield verdict. Hence, all three sentenced to jail for 11, eight and one year respectively.
Consequently, A two-member bench of the IHC reserved its judgement on their appeals. IHC Bench said that ‘a reasonable judgement will be passed’. IHC Bench was comprising of Justice Athar Minallah and Justice MianGul Hassan Aurangzeb. Nawaz had also filed an appeal to transfer the Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment corruption references against the Sharif family from the court of Judge Mohammad Bashir, who announced the Avenfield verdict, to another accountability court.