CM Buzdar approves release of Shehbaz, Hamza on parole for 5 days
LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar has approved release of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shahbaz on parole for five days.
According to the details garnered, CM Buzdar has approved recommendations of the cabinet. Both the PML-N leaders will be released on November 27.
According to the Punjab Home Department, the S&GAD cabinet wing had sent a summary to the chief minister after seeking approval from the Cabinet.
Earlier, on recommendation of the Home Ministry, the Punjab Cabinet on Tuesday approved the release of PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz on five-day parole.
Earlier on Monday, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Attaullah Tarar submitted an application to the deputy commissioner for release of PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shahbaz on two-week parole.
In the application, the plaintiff took the stance that parole relief should be granted to the Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and the Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz on humanitarian grounds.
The applicant said that there is no bigger loss in this world than the passing away of one’s mother; therefore, Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shahbaz should be released immediately so that they can pay their respect to the departed soul.
He said that people will visit them from across the country to condole the death of Begum Shamim Akhtar.
Earlier on Sunday, the mother of former premier Nawaz Sharif and Punjab former chief minister Shehbaz Sharif passed away in London after a prolonged illness. This tragic news was announced on Twitter by Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Atta Tarar.