SC grants six-week addition to complete references against Sharif family members

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attends the closing session of 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Kathmandu November 27, 2014. A brief meeting between India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart appears to have salvaged a summit of South Asian leaders, with all eight countries clinching a last-minute deal to create a regional electricity grid. REUTERS/Niranjan Shrestha/Pool (NEPAL - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4FUCN

The Supreme Court on Monday addition the accountability trial against members of the Sharif family for the fifth time and gave the court six more weeks to select the Al Azizia and Flagship corruption references.

The prosecutor of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) said statements of Wajid Zia and other investigative officers are yet to be recorded while elaborating on the status of the case.

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsan composed the three-member bench hearing the appeal to extend the hearing of the corruption reference cases.

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