LHC seeks AGP’s help on Maryam’s plea for permission to go abroad

FILE - In this July 5, 2017 file photo, Maryam Nawaz, center, the daughter of Nawaz Sharif waves while she arrives to talk with media following appearing before a Joint Investigation Team, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan’s anti-corruption authorities early Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 arrested Mohammad Safdar, the son-in-law of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in connection with corruption cases pending against him. The development came hours before Sadfar and his wife Maryam Nawaz were to appear before an anti-graft tribunal. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)

LAHORE: (HRNW) The Lahore High Court sought assistance from Attorney General Khalid Jawed Khan on a petition filed by PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz seeking one-time permission to travel to London to inquire after her ailing father former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

“We want to hear point of view of the attorney general on the issue in hand,” Justice Ali Baqar Najafi, heading a two-judge bench, told Additional Attorney General Chaudhry Ishtiaq A Khan.

The judge asked the law officer to apprise the bench of the availability of the top law officer so the next hearing could be fixed.


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