LHC extends Shehbaz Sharif's pre-arrest bail in assets, money laundering cases till 29th June.


LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday extended the bail of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in assets beyond means case and money laundering case till June 29.

According to details, a two member bench presided by Justice Miss Alia Neelam and Justice Muhammad Tariq Abbasi heard the plea.

During the proceedings, Justice Alia Neelam inquired from Shehbaz Sharif's lawyer Khawaka Amjad Parvez about when Shehbaz Sharif tested positive for coronavirus to which he responded that the PML-N president tested positive on June 11 after which he went into self-isolation.

"How long will Shehbaz Sharif remain in quarantine?" Justice Alia Neelam asked, adding that what are the doctors' instructions in this regard.

Shehbaz Sharif's lawyer informed the court that he will remain in quarantine for two week and will be tested again after two weeks.

Lawyer Shahbaz Sharif told the court that Shahbaz Sharif could not come to the High Court to submit surety bond.

While extending the interim bail, the court directed Shahbaz Sharif to submit surety bond on June 29.

The Lahore High Court (LHC), on June 3, restrained the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from arresting PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif in an assets case against him.

A two-judge bench headed by Justice Tariq Abbasi granted bail to the opposition leader after...

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