LAHORE: A district and classes courtroom in Lahore on Monday prolonged judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Punjab President Rana Sanaullah in a narcotics case until August 9.
Because the listening to resumed, protection counsel argued that his shopper has been concerned within the case on account of political foundation and opposition politicians had been being arrested for political victimization.
The protection counsel additional argued with the courtroom to permit Sanaullah home-cooked meals within the jail as his shopper has been affected by a coronary heart ailment and went by an open coronary heart surgical procedure.
To this, the decide acknowledged that the ruling [in the case] could be given in line with the Structure, and [regarding the matter of home-cooked food], the courtroom requested the advocate to file an in depth utility that will be thought-about after a response from the Anti-Narcotics Power (ANF).
Furthermore, the ANF Lahore workforce submitted a 60-page challan within the courtroom, accusing six suspects together with Sanaullah, and its particulars have been sought within the subsequent listening to.
Earlier immediately, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif and occasion chief Talal Chaudhary met Sanaullah earlier than the listening to.
After the assembly, Shehbaz stated the reality would triumph, and that he had repeatedly denied assembly with him by the jail authorities.
Police restricted Shehbaz from getting into the courthouse, which resulted in a number of scuffles.
The ANF had arrested Rana Sanaullah on July 1 in a narcotics case and the subsequent day a judicial Justice of the Peace despatched him to jail on judicial remand.
The drive had seized a big amount of medicine from the possession of Sanaullah and lodged a case beneath part 9 (C) of Management of Narcotic Substances Act 1997, which carries the dying penalty or life imprisonment or a jail-term which will lengthen to 14 years together with a tremendous as much as Rs1 million.