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.