Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Govt decides to publish Nawaz’s summons in London two newspapers

Govt decides to publish Nawaz’s summons in London two newspapers

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Government has requested the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to publish former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s summons in two London based newspapers.

The IHC heard the case related to summoning Nawaz Sharif in Al-Azizia and Avenfield Reference.

Tariq Khokhar on behalf of the federal government submitted a plea in the Registrar Office, seeking permission to post advertisements in British two newspapers for the summoning of former premier Nawaz Sharif from London.

The AGP filed the plea in IHC asking the court to allow posting of Nawaz Sharif’s summons in British newspapers ‘Telegraph’ and ‘Guardian’ along with Pakistani newspapers

It is to be mentioned that here that the IHC had ordered to publish the advertisement for summoning Nawaz Sharif in Lahore addition of two newspapers in the country.

The authorities were directed to send a copy of the newspaper to Nawaz Sharif via the Pakistani High Commission in the UK.

The PML-N quid was declared a proclaimed offender earlier in September and had refused to receive his arrest warrants. The arrest warrants were sent twice by-hand and once via Britain’s Royal Mail.

The court had summoned Sharif to appear before the court in a corruption case and issued his non-bailable arrest warrants.

Earlier the federal government had written a letter to the UK for the deportation of the convicted former premier as well, who was allowed to go to London to receive his medical treatment last year but later was declared an absconder by courts here.