LAHORE: PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif was granted ad-interim bail on Wednesday by the Lahore Excessive Courtroom (LHC) until June 17, restraining the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) from arresting the chief of the opposition.
A division bench of the LHC, headed by Justice Tariq Abbasi, heard the pre-arrest bail plea of Shehbaz.
A number of distinguished leaders of the PML-N had been current as a present of assist, nevertheless some weren’t allowed to enter the court docket premises.
Earlier as we speak, officers trying to find the PML-N president stopped the automotive of the occasion’s provincial president Rana Sanaullah after they suspected the chief of the opposition was additionally current within the car.
Shehbaz had filed an utility within the Lahore Excessive Courtroom (LHC) for interim bail within the belongings past means and cash laundering instances.
The anti-graft watchdog groups had additionally raided the residence of the PML-N president on Tuesday and waited outdoors his residence until late evening and continued to go looking early morning as we speak.
The occasion’s spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb reached LHC and Sanaullah’s car was stopped close to Corridor Street chowk whereas he was on his technique to the court docket.
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Shehbaz had earlier despatched a letter to NAB citing well being issues for not going to the bureau’s workplace.
NAB had summoned Shehbaz to seem earlier than it to reply the questions personally, nevertheless, he had approached the court docket for exemption.
He additionally had written to the top of the mixed investigation workforce (CIT), refusing to seem personally citing his poor well being and concern of contracting Covid-19.
“It’s a matter of public knowledge that spread of pandemic (Covid-19) is at its peak nowadays. It has been widely reported in media that some officials of NAB working at the above-said premises have also unfortunately been tested positive,” Shehbaz mentioned in his letter.