Islamabad : Pak ‘s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday appeared before an anti-corruption court for the second time in a week but his indictment was postponed till October 9 as his children, who are also been named in the high-profile Panama Papers case, failed to appear in court.
Sharif’s sons Hussain and Hassan and his daughter Maryam are co-defendants in the Panama Papers case and are currently in London with their mother Kalsum, who is undergoing treatment for throat cancer. Sharif, 67, got a brief reprieve when the Accountability Court decided to postpone his indictment till October 9.
Sharif and his children Hussain, Hassan and Maryam; and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar — are now expected to appear on October 9. Sharif could be jailed after the indictment. Sharif had earlier appeared before the accountability court on Sept 26, a day after returning from London.