ISLAMABAD – An accountability courtroom in Islamabad on Wednesday rejected the acquittal plea of former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and different suspects within the Nandipur reference.

Accountability Court docket Choose Azam Khan carried out the listening to and turned down the petitions filed beneath the Nationwide Accountability (Modification) Ordinance. The accountability courtroom ordered to proceed the trial and remarked that the accused didn’t deserve any reduction beneath the NAB (Modification) Ordinance. The NAB had additionally against approve the acquittal pleas of the suspects.

It’s pertinent right here to say that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Babar Awan was acquitted within the case earlier than the approval of the NAB (Modification) Ordinance. The reference was filed after the nationwide exchequer suffered loss value billions of rupees resulting from delay within the Nandipur Energy Mission.