Thursday, October 6, 2022

Punjab govt submits letter for cancellation of Nawaz Sharif’s bail in IHC

Punjab govt submits letter for cancellation of Nawaz Sharif’s bail in IHC
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Punjab government on Saturday submitted a letter for the cancellation of the bail of former premier Nawaz Sharif in the Islamabad High Court. It has been contended in the letter that Nawaz Sharif could not satisfy the committee on medical grounds. It stated that the committee’s proposal was sent to the Punjab government which rejected extension in the bail. On February 25, the Punjab cabinet had rejected the plea for extension in the bail of former premier Nawaz Sharif. Addressing a press conference along with Punjab Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan and Provincial Health Minister Yasmeen Rashid, Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat announced not to accept Nawaz Sharif’s plea for extension in bail. He said that the former premier has failed to submit required medical reports in the board and committee. “We haven’t received any satisfactory reply from Nawaz Sharif despite passage of sixteen weeks,” he added. The provincial minister further stated that the PML-N quid has not been admitted to any hospital yet for proper medical treatment. Earlier, the committee had formed for suggestions over Nawaz Sharif’s medical reports in connection with extension in his bail plea has recommended not to extend the bail of the PML-N supremo. It was also reported that the committee in its report, sent to Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, has recommended against extension in the bail of Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds. The report has been made collectively by the Punjab home department and medical board. Nawaz Sharif’s personal physician Dr Adnan in a meeting held between PML-N representatives and govt committee had sought two-week time for the medical procedure of Nawaz Sharif at London hospital.