IHC to take up plea for Nawaz’s bail at 4pm after Shehbaz requests urgent hearing

FILE PHOTO: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was temporarily released from prison, arrives to attend funeral services for his wife, Kulsoom, in Lahore, Pakistan September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza/File Photo

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday accepted a request by PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif to hear today a plea to secure bail for former premier Nawaz Sharif in the Al Azizia case. The hearing was earlier fixed for 12:15 pm today but was delayed until 4 pm. A two-member bench comprising IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani will hear the case.