|ISLAMABAD: Accountability court has recorded statement of a prosecution witness on Wednesday in corruption references against former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz.
|Nawaz, Maryam and her husband Captain (r) Safdar are facing probes lodged with National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on order of Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP).
During a hearing conducted today, prosecution witness Abdullah Wahid’s statement was recorded however statements of other witnesses are to be recorded in the coming hearing owing to limited time.
The witness presented a CD bearing interview of Maryam Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz with a private television channel that was aired on December 29. An interview of Nawaz Sharif that aired on December 30 was presented in the court as well.
Mohsin Shah Nawaz Ranjha, a leader of PML-N complained to the judge during the hearing that the prosecutor was whispering to the witness.
Khawaja Haris and Amjad Pervez cross-examined the prosecution witness with the former objecting that neither the witness can read nor write.
The court adjourned proceedings in the case until February 13.