Lahore High Court has set few conditions over the Maryam Nawaz Sharif bail
LAHORE: Lahore High Court has set few conditions over the Maryam Nawaz Sharif bail
The Lahore High Court on Monday granted bail to PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills (CSM) case.
The court instructed Maryam to submit two surety bonds of Rs10 million each. She has also been instructed to surrender her passport and deposit an additional amount of Rs70 million.
“We allow this petition and admit the petitioner to post-arrest bail subject to furnishing of surety bonds in the sum of Rs.10 Million with two sureties each in the like amount to the satisfaction of the learned trial court and to establish her bonafide would also deposit amount of Rs.7 crore with the Deputy Registrar (Judicial) of this court besides submitting her passport(s) with him,” said the verdict.
Following the verdict, a two-member bench presided by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi ordered the PML-N vice president’s release.
Maryam had approached the high court on September 30 seeking post-arrest bail.
After her father, Nawaz Sharif’s health deteriorated, she submitted a petition on October 24 seeking immediate bail on the basis of humanitarian reasons and fundamental rights.
The court had reserved the verdict on October 31.