In a landmark decision, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has been acquitted by the Islamabad High Court in the Avenfield reference case, with the court declaring the verdict as ‘acquittal’ and ‘absolution.’ Following this pivotal ruling, Nawaz Sharif expressed gratitude, stating that he had entrusted all matters to Allah, and today, Allah has vindicated him.
Nawaz Sharif, who has faced a series of legal challenges over the years, including the Avenfield reference case related to his family’s properties in London, remarked that he had left the outcome to the Almighty. He acknowledged the divine intervention in his favor and thanked Allah for the justice that prevailed. His son, Shahbaz Sharif, the President of the PML-N, also lauded the judicial system, expressing gratitude for the justice that has been served.
Addressing the media on Wednesday, Shahbaz Sharif extended his appreciation to the judiciary, stating, “I present my salute to our leader who did not lose courage even in the bitterest moments of life.” He expressed gratitude for the resilience demonstrated by Nawaz Sharif throughout the legal proceedings.
Shahbaz Sharif emphasized the significance of the judiciary’s role in the dispensation of justice and acknowledged the thankfulness of the entire nation for the positive outcome in the Avenfield reference case. He praised Nawaz Sharif’s unwavering determination and courage, even during the most challenging times.
The Avenfield reference case had been a focal point of legal battles, and Nawaz Sharif had maintained his innocence throughout. The Islamabad High Court’s decision not only absolves him of the charges but also signifies a momentous victory for the former Prime Minister, his party, and his family.
In a statement, Shahbaz Sharif expressed gratitude for the court’s ruling and emphasized that Nawaz Sharif had entrusted his case to Allah. He noted that the Almighty had absolved Nawaz Sharif of all allegations, clearing him of any wrongdoing. The PML-N leader concluded by extending heartfelt congratulations to the nation on the acquittal of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, emphasizing the importance of faith and perseverance in the face of adversity.