Maryam Nawaz passport return, New developments reported in the Lahore High Court
LAHORE – Maryam Nawaz passport return, New developments reported in the Lahore High Court over the petition.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to submit the reply on the return of the passport of Maryam Nawaz.
The court also allowed Yousaf Abbas to submit the reply on the bail plea of Yousaf Abbas. A two-member bench headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi heard the bail plea.
Earlie, the Lahore High Court (LHC) had referred Maryam Nawaz’s plea for removal of her name from the exit control list (ECL) to the review committee of the federal government.
The court also ordered the review committee to make decision on the application in a week.
Justice Baqar Najafi remarked that the petitioner should first file a review petition with the federal government. When referred to the Nawaz Sharif case, the court remarked that Nawaz Sharif had filed the review application and the cabinet had allowed him to go abroad.
Azam Nazir Tarar contended that they have come to court because it had granted Maryam Nawaz the bail. “Why can Maryam Nawaz not be allowed to go abroad if 16 people, including Ayyan Ali, have been permitted to go abroad?” he said.