ISLAMABAD: A bench of the Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) was constituted on Monday to listen to and resolve a recent petition filed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in search of bail within the Al-Azizia case on medical grounds.
The division bench comprising Justice Aamir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani will hear the case on Tuesday (tomorrow).
Sharif via his lawyer Khawaja Haris filed a recent petition, making the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman and Kot Lakhpat Jail superintendent as respondents.
The PML-N supremo’s lawyer contended that his consumer’s life is underneath risk owing to his quick deteriorating well being. He quoted medical doctors as saying Sharif’s remedy is inconceivable inside jail.
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He mentioned political opponents are making propaganda that his consumer is on the lookout for an NRO however one mustn’t overlook that he [Nawaz] returned to the nation leaving his ailing spouse in London final yr to face instances.
Earlier, Sharif had returned to Kot Lakhpat Jail upon the expiry of six-week bail granted to him by the Supreme Court docket on medical grounds.