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Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for ex PM Sharif

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Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif

A Pakistani court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in two cases of corruption spiralling from the Panama Papers leak, his lawyers said, AFP reported.

“The accountability court issued bailable warrants for the former prime minister in two cases of alleged corruption today and adjourned (the) hearing until November 3,” one of his defence lawyers, Zafir Khan told AFP.

Sharif is currently in London with his wife Kalsum as she undergoes cancer treatment.

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