LHC directs govt to file reply in light of Nawaz Sharif's medical reports.


LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the government to furnish comments in light of former prime minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif's medical reports.

A bench of the Lahore High Court headed by Justice Muhammad Tariq Abbasi and Comprising Justice Chaudhry Mushtaq Ahmed was hearing a petition moved by the PML-N supreme leader who was granted four-week permission to travel to London for medical treatment without furnishing an indemnity bond.

Over the course of the hearing, the LHC bench recalled the former premier was allowed to go abroad for four weeks on the condition that he will return home after he is out and about.

The court asked the government to go through his medical reports and inform the judges about its standpoint.

Additional Attorney General Ishtiaq Ahmed Khan contended Nawaz Sharif should have moved a fresh plea if he intends to prolong his London stay.

At this, the bench remarked the government could file a petition for bringing him back. Additional Attorney General said that Nawaz Sharif was seen eating burger at Hide Park. Upon this the counsel of Nawaz Sharif, Khawja Amjad Parvez said that whether his client not eat burger and should start keeping fasts. However the court stopped both lawyers from giving political statements in court.

The court quoted the ex-premier's lawyers as...

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