LHC adjourns bail plea of Maryam Nawaz till tomorrow
LAHORE (92 News) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday again adjourned the bail plea hearing of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case till tomorrow on (Thursday).
A LHC’s division bench headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi heard the arguments on a bail plea of Maryam Nawaz. During the hearing, Maryam’s advocate Amjad Pervez has completed his arguments.
The court summoned the NAB prosecutor tomorrow for final arguments and the hearing adjourned till tomorrow.
Yesterday’s proceedings were adjourned following the unavailability of NAB’s additional prosecutor general. The special prosecutor the bureau told the court that NAB Director General Shehzad Saleem along with Additional Prosecutor General Jahanzeb Bharwana was present in IHC where the matter of Nawaz Sharif was being taken up. He requested the court to adjourn the proceedings.
Maryam’s lawyer advocate Azam Nazir Tarar said advocate Amjad Pervez presents the nutshell of the case at which Justice Najafi remarked that the arguments should be initiated. However, Justice Najafi fixed Wednesday (today) for arguments.
In the previous hearing, the NAB submitted reply with as per clause over the case.
The petition was filed by filed by Amjad Pervez and Azam Nazeer. In the petition, Maryam has pleaded with the court to release her on bail as her father is unwell and undergoing medical treatment at Lahore’s Services Hospital.
The PML-N leader also adopted a stance that she has to take care of her farther and her presence with ailing father is necessary.
in he previous hearing, Maryam’s lawyer argued that the NAB has completed its investigation from her and now she is on judicial remand. On reply, the court remarked that read the reply of NAB and then argue on the point.
Earlier, PM Imran Khan has allowed Maryam Nawaz to stay with her ailing father Nawaz Sharif in Services Hospital. She has been granted permission to stay with her father on humanitarian grounds. The Punjab government has been informed about the decision made by the prime minister.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan phoned Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar and directed him to ensure healthcare facilities to Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz.