LAHORE: An accountability court on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz until October 25 in connection with Chaudhry Sugar Mill case.
The National Accountability Bureau officials presented Maryam and her cousin Yousuf Abbas, who is co-accused in the case, before the court on Wednesday as their previous judicial remand was expired today.
The accountability judge extended their remand until October 25. Maryam Nawaz told mediaperson present that he received permission to meet her father Nawaz Sharif who is in frail health which was denied.
PML-N leaders Ahsan Iqbal, Pervaiz Rasheed, Mariyum Aurangzaib and other Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz leaders and workers were present inside the court premises.
During the last hearing, Accountability Judge Jawwad-ul-Hasan Chaudhry expressed displeasure over people taking selfies with Maryam Nawaz inside the courtroom, and ordered everyone to switch off their phones.
Later, Maryam’s legal counsel sought permission to meet her in the court’s side room, to which, the accountability judge asked the lawyers to ensure the presence of no irrelevant person during the meeting.
However, many irrelevant persons made their way to the meeting between Maryam and her lawyers at which the presiding expressed his disappointment.