Maryam Nawaz Sharif seek another relief from the Accountability court
LAHORE – Maryam Nawaz Sharif seek another relief from the Accountability court.
Accountability court on Friday has approved exemption from hearing pleas of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.
During the hearing, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) lawyer said that it’s mandatory for the accused to appear before the court even if he or she is on bail. The court remarked that Maryam Nawaz will face the trial after filing of reference.
It is to be mentioned here that the PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz and managing director at Sharif Group of Industries and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s nephew Yousaf Abbas were produced before the court after their remand ended today.
Earlier, Lahore High Court (LHC) had granted bail to Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in the case.
On August 8, NAB team had detained Maryam Nawaz outside the Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore for skipping appearance in Chaudhry Sugar Mills due to meeting with her father and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Maryam Nawaz was unable to provide the required details of foreign investment in sugar mills while she was also failed to satisfy the bureau regarding source of income for purchasing the shares. NAB has also claimed that three foreigners had transferred 11000 shares worth millions of rupees on Maryam Nawaz’s name.