The Lahore High Court on Monday granted bail to PML-N chief Maryam Nawaz within the Chaudhry Sugar Mills (CSM) case.
The court instructed Maryam to submit two surety bonds of Rs10 million every. Following the decision, the court ordered the PML-N vp’s launch.
Maryam had approached the high court on September 30 looking for post-arrest bail. After her father, Nawaz Sharif’s well being deteriorated, she submitted a petition on October 24 looking for fast bail on the premise of humanitarian causes and basic rights.
A two-member bench, presided by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi, had reserved the decision on October 31.
In her bail plea, Maryam had sought ad-interim post-arrest bail, contending that her household was implicated in a pretend cash laundering case and now they’re being victimised.
Maryam was arrested by NAB in August and has been in custody of the accountability watchdog, which accused her of corruption and corrupt practices as outlined underneath part 9(a) of NAO 1999 and schedules thereto and AML Act 2010.
NAB claimed that she aided and abetted co-accused individuals, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and others, in buying and laundering funds, which, it alleged, had been disproportionate to the identified sources of revenue of Nawaz. It accused Maryam of being a beneficiary of the property.
On Wednesday, Maryam’s counsel Amjad Pervez contended that the accused had not been a beneficiary of the CSM nor she had actively served as its director and chief government officer (CEO).
He stated she had ever completed any materials work whereas serving on the aforementioned posts and was a minor when the CSM was established in 1991.