Fawad Chaudhry said Nawaz Sharif’s family has not denied the disclosure in the case of former Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) chief justice Rana Shamim that an affidavit was prepared in Nawaz Sharif’s office on the party’s instructions.
“Rana Shamim and the solicitor recorded the affidavit at Nawaz Sharif’s office,” the minister stated in a tweet.
According to Fawad Chaudhry, “all of these circumstances imply that this drama was produced in order to influence the court.”
Yesterday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) accused Shamim of contempt of court in a case that was filed against him.
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During his visit to G-B in November 2021, former Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar called an IHC judge and instructed him to guarantee that Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz were not granted bail before the general elections in 2018.
Nawaz and Maryam’s case was still being heard at the high court when the report was received, and Chief Justice Athar Minallah took notice of it and ordered contempt proceedings against the couple.
A news article published in an English daily before of the new year indicated that Shamim had signed the affidavit in the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s office in London, according to the report.
“The ex-chief judge took the oath and signed an affidavit in the office of none other than Mian Nawaz Sharif, attempting to implicate former chief justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar and honorable sitting judges of the Islamabad High Court,” according to the report.
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According to the information available to the English daily, Charles Guthrie, a UK Solicitor, acknowledged that ‘Judge Guy’ was at ‘Marble Arch’, according to the proof available to the newspaper.
One of the offices of Flagship Developments Limited, of which Hasan Nawaz Sharif is one of the directors, was identified on Companies House records as Stanhope Place, Marble Arch, and it has served as the major gathering site for PML-N leadership in London, including Hasan Nawaz Sharif, for many years.