Maryam Nawaz granted bail


Shafaqna Pakistan:The Lahore High Court on  Monday approved bail plea of  Maryam Nawaz  in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.

A division bench headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi had reserved the verdict on the plea on October 31.

According to Geo News, the National Accountability Bureau  (NAB) prosecutor  opposed the bail plea that sought  bail for the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader.

She had filed the   application after her father and three-time former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was  hospitalized  in critical condition.

Nawaz Sharif, who had been serving a jail term in  Al-Azizia reference case, was also given bail  by a bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC)  on humanitarian grounds last month.

LHC asked Maryam Nawaz to submit her passport to satisfy “judicial conscience” as prosecution expressed apprehension she would flee the country.

The court also  asked her to submit two surety bonds of Rs10 million each and deposit Rs70 million with Deputy Registrar .

The NAB had arrested Maryam  on August 8 along with her  cousin Yousuf Abbas in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.


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