Park Lane reference

Court asks Zardari’s lawyer to avoid delaying tactics

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court (AC) Wednesday adjourned hearing till today in Park Lane graft reference against former president Asif Ali Zardari and others.

The court remarked that the defense lawyers should not use delaying tactics and ensure their attendance on the next hearing.

Judge Muhammad Azam Khan conducted hearing on graft reference moved by National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

The court also granted one-day exemption from hearing to Asif Ali Zardari and Omni Group’s Abdul Ghani Mjaeed on the request of defense lawyers.

At the outset of hearing, Farouk H. Naek’s associate lawyer Sardar Rizwan prayed the court to adjourned hearing on the case and stated that the senior lawyer was busy in other cases in Karachi.

The court remarked that delaying tactics should not be used during the trial and directed the lawyers to ensure their attendance on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the defense lawyers continued their cross-examining against a prosecution witness Munavar Alam in Pink Residency reference against Abdul Ghani Majeed and others. - APP gment--> ���