NAB requests IHC to reject bail plea

ISLAMABAD: The Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday requested the Islamabad Excessive Courtroom (IHC) to throw out a petition filed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif searching for his launch from jail on medical grounds.

In an in depth reply submitted to the IHC in response to Sharif’s plea, the anti-graft watchdog states that the petition at hand is the third one searching for reduction on the grounds just like earlier ones and subsequently, isn’t maintainable and liable to be dismissed with exemplary prices.

Quoting a Supreme Courtroom verdict in an analogous matter, it contends the apex court docket had laid down rules for the grant of bail in keeping with which bail be granted in “extraordinary circumstances and in instances of maximum hardships solely which entails critical illnesses endangering the petitioner’s life.”

NAB acknowledged the grounds on the idea of which Sharif sought his launch are “non-conclusive observations contained in a medical report of the so-called Particular Medical Board and suggestion and doesn’t manifest any critical ailment endangering the lifetime of the petitioner and on this floor alone the petition deserves dismissal.”

It says the Supreme Courtroom had earlier granted six week bail to the petitioner for therapy however he flouted its orders.

“In accordance with medical stories compiled by the particular medical board of the Sharif Medical Metropolis, the petitioner is affected by two alleged illnesses, together with Lymphadenopathy and Renal Artery Stenosis inflicting hypertension,” reads the reply.

“It’s pertinent to say that the illnesses usually are not life threatening throughout incarceration of the petitioner the place mandatory medical therapy is being offered.”



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