ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan will hear bail plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on March 19.

Nawaz has been imprisoned at Kot Lakhpat jail since December 2018 following his conviction in a corruption reference in line with the Supreme Court’s July 2017 verdict.

A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, will conduct hearing of the bail plea.

The bench will also be comprising Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Yahya Afridi.