LAHORE: The Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) in its reply on a plea searching for unconditional removing of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s identify from the Exit Management Record (ECL), challenged the jurisdiction of the court docket, ARY Information reported on Friday.
The excessive court docket was not eligible to listen to the petition, NAB stated in its reply. Eradicating a reputation from the ECL is entrusted with the federal authorities, the accountability bureau additional stated.
It’s duty of the federal government to make sure manufacturing of a convict in court docket in every listening to.
A excessive court docket might hear the case underneath Article 199 and in view of the choices of the upper judiciary, Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Amjad Pervez argued.
The federal authorities additionally in submitted its reply in Lahore Excessive Court docket (LHC).
A division bench of the excessive court docket headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi resumed listening to of the petition.
The federal government in its reply, includes of 45 pages, opposed granting permission to Sharif with out submitting required indemnity bonds and insisted that the situation for removing of his identify from the ECL shouldn’t be put aside. He has been convicted and never been allowed to depart the nation with no safety deposit.
Further Lawyer Basic Ishtiaq Chaudhry submitted the federal government’s reply within the court docket.
The federal cupboard had given conditional approval to the previous prime minister Nawaz Sharif to journey overseas searching for depositing an indemnity bond of Rs seven billion previous to removing of his identify from the no-fly-list.