ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered on Friday to register a case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and ruled to send a reference against him and his family to an accountability court.

The court also ordered the National Accountability Bureau to wrap up the case in six weeks.

The verdict was announced by the original five-member bench that heard the landmark case from January this year.

The bench comprises Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed, and Justice Ijazul Ahsan.

The verdict was read out by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan.

The landmark verdict is being announced in Courtroom 1 of the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed and Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq — the petitioners in the case — are present in the court.

Moreover, members of the federal government, as well as other opposition parties, also plan to be present in court. … see more

source: GEO TV