Thursday, 23 November, 2017

Revenge taken in name of accountability: Maryam Nawaz

Maryam Nawaz chaired corner meeting of PML-N regarding by-election in NA-120 Maryam lashes out at Supreme Court's rejection of father Nawaz Sharif's review petition, calls it 'unjust'
Sammy Stanley | 17 September, 2017, 06:09

Asked to comment on arrest warrants issued for him by the Election Commission of Pakistan, Khan onece again questioned the ECP's authority to summon him in a contempt of court case and said they (ECP) are not "neutral umpires".

The Lahore seat fell vacant after Sharif's disqualification by the Supreme Court on July 28.

The court also referred Sharif, three of his children and several aides to an anti-corruption court for trial on charges that he looted state wealth during his previous two terms as prime minister in the 1990s.

In reply to a question, she said the leader of the ruling party is Nawaz Sharif and "all of us" are united under his leadership.

However, Maryam claimed that Nawaz Sharif and his politics did not suffer of the verdict in Panama case.

Kavya Madhavan files anticipatory bail plea in HC
Dileep has been in custody since July this year and was allowed to walk out of jail only for a day in September. He also pointed out that his remand period has passed over 60 days and that the investigation into it was over.

"Now people are saying that there is sanctity vote and that there is sanctity of the representative that people have chosen through their votes, ie, the prime minister".

As the former first lady is now undergoing medical treatment in London, her daughter Maryam spearheaded the campaign in the constituency.

The Supreme Court had asked the anti-corruption watchdog to file the cases by September 8 against Sharif, his sons, daughter, son-in-law and Dar.

"Support Nawaz, support progress", Maryam said to PML-N supporters. She purposely concealed her assets and did not disclose a United Arab Emirates iqama (work permit) attached with her nomination papers, therefore she is ineligible to participate in the by-election under Articles 62 and 62 of the Constitution, the application said.

She went on to say that "no one will accept the result of NA-120 by-poll if the PML-N is defeated". The former first lady is under treatment for cancer in London. "Nisar calls me his daughter", she said.

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