Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Shehbaz Sharif on Monday filed a contempt of court docket plea within the LHC for not permitting him to journey overseas.
The bench whereas issuing discover to the federal authorities ordered the Deputy Lawyer Basic to look earlier than the court docket after getting directions from the federal government.
Earlier, the federal government lawyer opposed the plea of Shehbaz Sharif. “If the petitioner’s title has been within the exit management record (ECL),” the bench questioned. “The court docket’s choice has been carried out,” authorities lawyer mentioned.
The court docket requested the counsel of Shehbaz Sharif to problem the ECL legislation within the court docket. The lawyer replied, The problem is compliance of the court docket order”. The realized court docket demand reply over the matter to clear the scenario”.
The Lahore Excessive Courtroom had granted one-time permission to the opposition chief to journey overseas for medical remedy, however he was offloaded by the FIA immigration authorities.
The opposition chief made the federal authorities and Director Basic Federal Investigation Company (DG-FIA) Wajid Zia the respondent in his plea.
The plea filed by means of Amjad Pervez and Azam Nazir Tarar advocates within the LHC acknowledged that Shehbaz Sharif was allowed by the excessive court docket to journey overseas for remedy, however he was stopped on the airport by the FIA immigration counter.
The LHC has been requested to provoke contempt of court docket proceedings in opposition to the officers for not complying with the court docket orders.
The Lahore Excessive Courtroom in its conditional permission allowed Shahbaz Sharif to go overseas from Might 08 to July 05. The court docket in its six-page written order mentioned that Shehbaz couldn’t be barred from travelling overseas even when his title is on the blacklist. His title is at present not on the ECL, the court docket had mentioned in its order whereas adjourning the listening to of the case for July 05.