Pakistan court begins hearings to decide PM Nawaz Sharif’s future

By Reuters in Islamabad

Judges could order Sharif to stand trial on corruption charges or disqualify him after damning report into his family wealth

Pakistan’s supreme court has begun hearings that will decide the future of the prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, who is fighting for his job and contesting a damning corruption report by an investigative panel.

The supreme court is expected to order Sharif be tried Sharif on corruption charges, or disqualify him, but few expect the judges to dismiss the case after the panel tabled a damaging 254-page report into his family wealth.

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Source:: The Guardian – Pakistan

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