Didn't oppose Nawaz's bail plea on humanitarian grounds: NAB.

ISLAMABAD -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday announced that it had chosen not to challenge former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's bail in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, on humanitarian grounds.

Nawaz Sharif granted bail in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, to stay in jail

The statement was issued to clarify what NAB said "news items reported by a section of media" following the Lahore High Court's decision to grant Nawaz Sharif bail in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.

The plea was filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif.

A division bench of the LHC approved the bail against the surety bonds of Rs20 million.

The Lahore High Court on Friday approved the bail of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. The bail was approved on medical grounds, according to reports.


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