Islamabad (July 13, 2018): The chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) warned on Thursday that action will be taken against those who will create hurdle in the arrest of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz as their arrival at Lahore airport.
In a statement, chairman NAB Justice retired Javed Iqbal said that the arrest of the Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Would be made sure and any bottleneck in the way would not be tolerated as the person who tried to halt the NAB officials way would be dealt as per law.Earlier, More than a hundred local leaders and workers of PML-N were arrested for flouting the ban on congregations and rallying and obstructing a National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) official from arresting retired captain Muhammad Safdar.
The son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to one-year imprisonment in the Avenfield reference.
The workers and local leaders, who were booked in three separate cases, had been nominated in the complaint filed by NAB.Police are still raiding different places in the city to make more arrests, said a spokesperson of the Rawalpindi police on Wednesday.
Abbas Ahsan, the city police officer (CPO), said they would arrest the nominated persons and present them before the court. “We have been doing our duty with utter professionalism,” he added.
On Wednesday, a civil judge sent 37 PML-N workers, who have been arrested since Sunday, to Adiala jail.