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Haris and his legal team had submitted multiple pleas on behalf of Nawaz asking for the simultaneous recording of statements from head of the investigation team Wajid Zia. However, all pleas to club the references were rejected and dismissed. Haris expressed his displeasure at the “miscarriage of justice” which the SC promised earlier would not be the outcome.
After the dictation of the order, Haris had said it would not be possible for him to complete the proceedings in a month. “It would also be embarrassing for the accountability judge and the lawyers to appear repeatedly before the apex court to request extensions,” he further had stated.
Haris also said that when he believes that he cannot do justice to his job it is better to recuse himself from the case.
Haris was scheduled to cross examine JIT head Wajid Zia in today’s hearing. However, the court proceedings were adjourned following Haris’s decision to recuse himself.
On Sunday, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar had directed the accountability court to announce its verdict on all three corruption references against Sharif and his family within a month. During the hearing, Haris had petitioned for completing the trial in six weeks.
As the corruption hearings against Nawaz Sharif and his family draw near to a conclusion, the former premier bemoaned that he is being deprived of fundamental rights by the courts as his counsel Khawaja Haris recused himself from fighting Nawaz’s case, concurred by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) requesting to put names of Sharif family members on the Exit Control List (ECL).
An accountability court on Monday adjourned the hearing of Al-Azizia reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as the ousted premier’s counsel Khawaja Haris recused himself from fighting his [Nawaz’s] case in the corruption references filed by NAB against the Sharif family.