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Maryam Nawaz’s judicial remand extended for 14 days


Muneer Ahmed Bajwa Reporter

25th Oct, 2019. 12:35 pm
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Maryam Nawaz

Accountability court on Friday has extended judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz and Nawaz Sharif’s nephew Yousaf Abbas till November 8 in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.

The National Accountability Bureau officials presented Maryam and her cousin Yousuf Abbas, as their previous judicial remand was expired today.

During the hearing, Maryam Nawaz broke into tears while talking about the health of her father Nawaz Sharif, who is under treatment at Lahore’s Services Hospital after his platelet count significantly dropped.

Hearing the arguments of PML-N vice president, the court has directed the concerned authorities to submit fresh medical reports of ex-Prime Minister till 1pm for further process.

Earlier, a Services Hospital’s medical board expressed satisfaction over rehabilitation as Sharif’s platelets crossed 29,000 level.

The hospital was tasked to examine Nawaz Sharif’s health and provide him necessary medical care

Reportedly, doctors have transfused four mega units of platelets into Nawaz Sharif.

Maryam Nawaz had also filed a bail plea in Lahore High Court (LHC) in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, requesting the court to release her on bail as her father is unwell and undergoing medical treatment at the hospital.

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 Nawaz Sharif.

The anti-corruption watchdog’s daycare center was declared sub-jail for the PML-N leader while female police and NAB personnel were deployed for her.

On July 19, accountability court had turned down petition of NAB claiming Maryam Nawaz had produced a bogus trust deed in Avenfield reference.

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