Nawaz Sharif News: Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar had directed a High Court judge not to release former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on bail at any cost before the 2018 general elections. In a news published in the media, a claim has been made regarding this matter. Sharif, 71, convicted in two corruption cases in Pakistan, has been living in London since November 2019. The Lahore High Court had allowed Sharif to go abroad for four weeks for treatment.
‘The News International’ has said in a news that Rana M Shamim, former Chief Justice of the apex court of Gilgit-Baltistan, has said in a notarized affidavit that he will replace Justice Amir Farooq of Islamabad High Court, the then Chief Justice of Pakistan Nisar. Witness the instructions given by him.
According to the affidavit of the former Chief Justice of Gilgit Baltistan, it was directed that Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz Sharif should be kept in jail till the end of the general elections. According to the document, Shamim’s statement was given on November 10 as part of an affidavit before the Oath Commissioner. The affidavit includes a photograph of the former Chief Justice of Gilgit Baltistan along with his national identity card.
An accountability court had convicted both Sharif and Maryam in the Avenfield case ahead of the July 25, 2018 general election. His lawyers had moved a court seeking suspension of the conviction, but after a preliminary hearing, the matter was adjourned till the last week of July.
Former Chief Justice Nisar has denied that he had directed any of his subordinate judges with regard to judicial orders relating to Nawaz Sharif, Shahbaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz or anyone else.
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