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PTI leaders reactions to IHC verdict in Avenfield case

Avenfield

ISLAMABAD –Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) leaders slammed an Islamabad High Court (IHC) verdict to acquit PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz in Avenfield reference.

On Thursday, an IHC bench acquitted Maryam, the daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, and her husband Captain (retd) Safdar after the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) failed to submit defensible evidence against them.

In July 2018, an accountability court awarded ten years sentence to Nawaz Sharif while Maryam was handed seven years in prison for abetment in the case related  to purchase of upscale properties in London.

More news: Avenfield Case: IHC acquits Maryam Nawaz, Capt Safdar

She had later challenged the verdict in the high court and denied all allegations leveled against her by the anti-graft watchdog.

In the response to the IHC verdict, Former Interior Minister and PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry took to his twitter account and said that, the institutions has lost the confidence of public, their decisions have no value near people of the country, he further added that there’s no doubt about Maryam’s role in crime related to Avenfield apartments, and declared the day as another ‘Black Day’ in the history of Pakistan.

In a tweet, PTI Secretary-General leader Asad Umar claimed that dismissing cases against leaders of the “imported government” is the real reason behind the ouster of former prime minister Imran Khan.

He said that inflation is touching historic levels in the country and cases are being dropped against leaders of the ruling coalition.

 

 

 

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