Nawaz Sharif should go abroad for treatment immediately: Maryam
LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz on Friday said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif should go abroad for his treatment immediately.
Talking informal conversations outside accountability court, Maryam Nawaz said that she cannot travel immediately due to her passport in the court. “Nawaz Sharif’s health is very critical,” she added.
To responding to the question of journalist regarding participation in Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s sit-in, she said that she is completely busy in the treatment for Nawaz Sharif.
During today’s hearing for the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, the court exempted Nawaz Sharif from appearing before the court and extended Yousuf Abbas’ remand by fourteen days. The court then adjourned the hearing till November 22.
During the hearing, the judge asked Maryam Nawaz’s counsel about where his clients surety bonds were. To this, Maryam’s lawyer Amjad Pervaiz informed the court that the surety bonds have been given to the court and the real copy is with the court as well.
While addressing the NAB counsel, the judge asked when would the reference be filed against the accused. To this, the prosecution lawyer replied that Chaudhry Sugars Mill reference will be filed soon.
On Monday, the LHC approved the bail of Maryam Nawaz in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.
The decision to grant bail was announced by a two-member bench headed by Justice Ali Baqir. The court attached the conditions on bail of Maryam Nawaz.
The court has ordered that the defendant deposit two surety bonds for Rs10 million each for the bail, 70 million on behalf of bail guarantee and her passport to be also submitted in the court.
Justice Baqir Ali Najfi announced the verdict granting bail to Maryam Nawaz so that she can look after her ailing father, Nawaz Sharif.
It is pertinent to mention here that the LHC had reserved the ruling on Oct 31 over her plea.
During the hearing, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor had told the LHC that the petitioner sought bail for looking after her father Nawaz Sharif, however, the law has no space for such a genre of bail.
The prosecutor had pleaded LHC to reject the petition and declare it non-maintainable. Later, the court granted conditional bail to Maryam Nawaz.