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Review Petition Filed Against Rejection of Shehbaz’s Bail Plea

Lahore (November 03, 2018): A review petition was filed in the Lahore High Court today against a decision to reject PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif’s bail plea.

The Advocate AK Dogar filed the review petition in which the federal government, NAB and Shehbaz have been made respondents.

The petition states that the LHC’s decision to declare an appeal against Shehbaz’s arrest “non-maintainable” is “unlawful”. “If an investigation is ongoing against someone, they cannot be arrested,” the petition said. Further, the petition read, “The arrest of the suspect by NAB before the inquiry was completed and any crime was proven is against the Constitution.”

“Thus, the court should review its decision, approve the plea and grant bail,” the petition added.

Earlier on October 24, The Lahore High Court (LHC) rejected the bail plea of former Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif.

The LHC announced the reserved verdict on Shahbaz Sharif petition.

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The divisional bench of LHC headed by Justice Ali Baqir Najfi has announced the verdict.

On October 22, the Petition seeking bail of former chief minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has filed in Lahore High.

The plea for Shahbaz Sharif bail was filed by the A K Dogar behalf of the lawyers’ forum.

The petitioner told the court that the Shahbaz Sharif was arrested before the completion of Ashiana Housing case inquiry and before the crime proofed despite the arrest of any accused before proofing the crime was the violation of article 10.“The chairman powers to arrest any accused during the inquiry is a violation of the constitution as Shahbaz Sharif was not given fair and free trial right a fair trial,” the petition said adding that court should be suspended his arrest,

The petition was also carried with the copies of court judge Ajmal Mian and Justice Hamoodur Reman decisions.

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