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More witnesses record statements in Sharif's corruption case

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Four more witnesses recorded their statements before an anti-graft in holding the trial of ousted in corruption cases against him in the scandal that forced him to resign.

Three corruption cases were registered against Sharif on September 8 following the Supreme verdict of July 28 that also disqualified Sharif as the and ordered the (NAB) for institution of cases.

Sharif, 67, appeared before the along with his daughter and son-in-

The later adjourned the hearing till January 16.

The three cases against Sharif pertain to the Al-Azizia Steel Mills, several companies including Flagship Investment Ltd, and properties.

Sharif and some of his family members are facing charges relating to their overseas properties.

Sharif is accused in all three cases along with his sons. and her husband are only accused in Avenfiled corruption case.

The political future of Sharif, who leads the countrys most powerful political family and the ruling PML-N party, has been hanging in balance since then. If convicted, Sharif can be jailed.

Sharifs family alleges that the cases are politically motivated.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 15:55 IST