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PAT moves court for placing Nawaz Sharif, family’s name on ECL


Get together says if Sharif­s go away the countr­y, they’re not like­ly to return to face NAB refere­nces agains­t them

Former PM Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: File

Former PM Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: File

The Tahirul Qadri-led Pakistan Awami Tehreek moved the Supreme Courtroom on Monday looking for putting the names of deposed PM Nawaz Sharif and his household on the exit management checklist (ECL).

A petition on behalf of the PAT was filed by lawyer Makhdoom Niaz.

The petitioner maintained that if Nawaz and his household left the nation, it was unlikely that they might return to face the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) references filed towards them with an accountability courtroom.

The courtroom was requested that the names of the previous PM and his household be positioned on the ECL till the proceedings of the accountability courtroom towards them had been beneath method.

Earlier within the day, Nawaz returned to Pakistan from London, the place his spouse is present process remedy for lymphoma.

Sharif household receives accountability courtroom’s summons

Accountability Courtroom Choose Muhammad Bashir has twice summoned Nawaz, his sons Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar for September 19 in three references filed towards them by NAB.

The courtroom additionally summoned Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on September 20 for allegedly possessing property past his recognized sources of earnings in a single reference filed towards him in step with the Supreme Courtroom’s April 28 judgement.

The previous premier and his sons have been named in three references – Avenfield Flats, Flagship Funding Restricted and 15 different firms in addition to Al-Azizia Firm Restricted and Hill Metals Institution – whereas Maryam and Safdar have solely been named within the Avenfield reference.

The trial begins: Courtroom summons Sharif, sons on 19th in graft circumstances

In its July 28 judgment, the apex courtroom had directed the highest graft buster to file references towards the 5 Sharif relations inside six weeks.

The NAB filed one reference towards Sharif, Hussain, Hassan, Maryam and Safdar regarding the Avenfield Flats comprising Flat No 16 and 16-A, 17 and 17-A at Avenfield Home in Park Lane space of London.

Al-Azizia Metal Firm, Hill Steel Firm, Flagship Funding Ltd and different firms references are solely towards the three-time former PM and his sons. Dar is dealing with just one reference over possession of property past recognized sources of earnings.


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