Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif waves to supporters from a automobile whereas he leaves after showing in an accountability courtroom to face a trial, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Sharif has appeared alongside along with his daughter and her husband earlier than an anti-graft courtroom in Islamabad to face a trial over corruption expenses. The three are co-accused in three corruption circumstances stemming from paperwork leaked from a Panamanian legislation agency. (Anjum Naveed/Associated Press)
By Associated Press By Associated Press November eight at 12:57 AM
ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani choose has rejected a plea from the nation’s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to have three corruption circumstances in opposition to him and his relations merged into one.
This leaves Sharif having to face three separate trials with hearings stretching out for months.
The choice by Judge Mohammad Bashir is prone to drag out the trial of Sharif, in addition to his daughter and her husband, each co-defendants within the circumstances stemming from paperwork leaked from a Panama legislation agency.
The 67-year-old Sharif, who thrice served Pakistan as prime minister, was indicted final month. He resigned in July after the Supreme Court disqualified him from workplace over corruption expenses.
Sharif once more denied the costs in opposition to him throughout Wednesday’s listening to. The choose then adjourned the case till Nov. 15.
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