Maryam Nawaz’s ECL plea to be heard now in Feb

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

21st Jan, 2020. 04:09 pm
Maryam Nawaz

The Lahore High Court (LHC) adjourned hearing of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz’s plea  seeking permission to travel abroad.

As per details, court resumed the hearing on the plea where Maryam Nawaz’s lawyer appeared to continue arguments.

The judge questioned reason for which Maryam Nawaz insisting to travel abroad.

The lawyer replied that her father, Nawaz Sharif, severely ill.

The judge questioned again as if her father alone and nobody there to take care of him.

Although The counsel said Maryam Nawaz  has right to look after her father.

The lawyers sought more time for the preparation in the case.

Later, the court accepted the plea of the lawyers and adjourned the hearing till the first week of February.

Earlier on January 14, it emerged that the federal government placed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s name on Exit Control List (ECL) in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.

Furthermore The cabinet meeting gives the approval to put names of Maryam Nawaz and Javed Latif on ECL after the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had recommended putting the PML-N leaders on ECL.

Moreover This recommendation made in a letter penned by the NAB Lahore to the Interior Ministry to place Maryam’s name on the ECL in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.

Its to be mentioned here that Maryam Nawaz’s name already placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) in Al Azizia reference, which she had challenged in the LHC.

The high court set to Maryam Nawaz’s plea seeking removal of her name from the ECL on January 15.

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