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LHC to hear Maryam Nawaz ECL case on January 15


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

08th Jan, 2020. 02:37 pm
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Maryam Nawaz ECL

The Lahore High Court (LHC) has fixed the plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz seeking removal of her name from the Exit Control List (ECL), for hearing on January 15.

A two-member bench led by Justice Tariq Abbasi will hear the case of Maryam Nawaz’s name removal from ECL.

Earlier, the bench hearing the case dissolved due to vacations of the honorable judge Justice Ali Baqir Najfi.

On December 24, 2019, the federal cabinet had decided not to remove the name of Maryam Nawaz from ECL.

The federal cabinet session held under the chair of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The cabinet had decided not to remove Maryam Nawaz’s name from no-fly-list.

While, the recommendation approved forwarded by sub-committee.

Maryam Nawaz’s plea

The leader in her petition said the LHC had ordered the federal cabinet to decide on removing her name from the ECL.

But, afterwards, it decided not to remove her name from the no-fly-list.

She pleaded that her father Nawaz Sharif’s health deteriorated and he was under medical treatment out of the country.

“Being his daughter his care’s my responsibility,” Maryam Nawaz said.

She pleaded to the court to issue an order for removal of her name from the EC.

She also requested to return her passport.

Earlier, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) challenged the LHC’s decision for granting bail to Maryam Nawaz.

As per the details, LHC granted bail to Maryam Nawaz in Chaudhary Sugar Mills Case, on 4th Novermber 2019.

NAB in its plea, maintained that the decision of Lahore High Court given against Supreme Court’s verdict.

Maryam Nawaz became the largest shareholder with 47% share of Chaudhary Sugar Mill in 2008.

Following her bail from the LHC, many questions have been raised.

However, NAB requested Supreme Court to reject the bail granting decision to Maryam Nawaz.

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