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NAB to challenge Maryam Nawaz’s bail in Sugar Mills case

Maryam Nawaz files bail petition referring serious illness of father
LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) decided to challenge Lahore High Court’s (LHC) verdict of granting bail to vice president of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), Maryam Nawaz in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.
According to reports, the vice president of (PML-N) is healthy and concrete evidence was also available against Maryam Nawaz.
The approver, Abdullah Nasir Lotha recorded a statement regarding money laundering cases against Sharif family.
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Earlier on Monday, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has granted bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.
The verdict was announced by Justice Baqir Najfi on a petition filed by Maryam Nawaz, seeking release against her arrest in the same case.
In its verdict, the court directed Maryam Nawaz to submit her passport with the court and submit two surety bonds of Rs. 100 million each. The court also directed the PML-N leader to also deposit 70 million separately with the court.
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Earlier, the verdict was reserved by a two-member bench including Justice Baqar Najfi on October 31.
During the hearing, Maryam Nawaz’s counsel said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has been subjecting the petitioner to double jeopardy and invoking the laws retrospectively.
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