Nawaz Sharif visits shrine of Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh (RA)
LAHORE (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif paid a visit to the shrine of Hazrat Ali Usman Hajveri (RA) alias Data Ganj Bakhsh on Sunday.
According to the details garnered, the former premier entered form the gate no 4 in Data Darbar complex. Duty Manager Shiekh Muhammad Jamil welcomed Nawaz Sharif. He reached at the grave of the Sufi saint though men’s route.
He laid a floral wreath at the grave of the Sufi saint and offered fateha. The large number of pilgrims were present at the moment, however, Nawaz Sharif left for home immediately.
It is worth mentioning here that no information was given to the Auqaf Department and the Darbar’s management regarding his visit.
SC rejects Nawaz Sharif’s review petition for bail extension
On May 3, the Supreme Court (SC) rejected former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s review petition seeking extension in the bail.
A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and also comprising Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Yahya Afridi heard the case.
During the hearing, Sharif’s consul Khawaja Haris said his client can’t apply for bail before surrendering himself to the authorities. To reply, Justice Sajjad Ali said that whatever said prior to signing the order was just an observation.
The lawyer asked the court to extend the bail for eight more weeks as the only option available for his client is to be checked by the same doctors who were treating him earlier in London. The chief justice remarked that Nawaz’s health has deteriorated after going on bail.
However, the bail of former prime minister will expire on May 7.
Earlier on March 26, the Supreme Court granted bail to former premier Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds for six weeks in the Al-Azizia reference.
In addition, the court also suspended the sentence for six weeks. The court also stopped Nawaz Sharif from going abroad. However, he will be free to get treatment from anywhere in the country.