The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has declared former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a fugitive in Azizia Steel Mills and Avonfield References for not appearing despite a summon.
Guarantors have also been summoned on December 9 by issuing show cause notices for confiscation of bail bonds filed for Nawaz Sharif’s release on bail.
A bench comprising Justice Amir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiani heard appeals against the sentence of former Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in Azizia and Avonfield references.
Foreign Office Director Europe Mubashir Khan recorded a statement from the Royal Mail presenting Nawaz Sharif’s certified receipt for the delivery of advertisements.
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officers Ejaz Ahmed and Tariq Masood recorded statements that advertisements were posted outside Nawaz Sharif’s Jati Umrah and Model Town Lahore residences and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) requested Nawaz Sharif’s Appeal to be rejected.