LHC summons attorney general for assistance in Maryam Nawaz’s pleas


LHC, attorney general, assistance, Maryam Nawaz, pleas
25 Feb, 2020 7:38 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) has summoned the attorney general next week for assistance in the pleas of PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz regarding removal of her name from the exit control list (ECL) and return of her passport.

The court also sought a reply from the NAB prosecutor on the latest medical reports of Nawaz Sharif.

On January 15, the Lahore High Court had sought a reply from the federal government for placing the name of PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz on the exit control list (ECL) on January 21. A two-member bench headed by Justice Tariq Abbasi had heard the case.

Maryam Nawaz’s counsel contended that the father of Maryam Nawaz is critically ill and she wants to go abroad to look after him.

On January 14, the federal cabinet’s sub-committee had approved to place the name of PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz on the exit control list in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. The cabinet had granted the approval on the recommendation of the sub-committee.

On December 16, the Lahore High Court (LHC) had ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to submit the reply on the return of the passport of Maryam Nawaz on December 24.

On the other hand, Nawaz Sharif’s nephew Yousaf Abbas Chaudhry was released in the Chaudhry sugar mills case.


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