Previous Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Dawn Assistant Editor Cyril Almeida showed up before a full seat of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday for becoming aware of an appeal to looking for injustice procedures against the two ex-PMs and journalist.
Security was tight around LHC premises, with an unexpected of Rangers and police authorities conveyed outside the court, and more noteworthy watchfulness at the passage and leave purposes of the court as Sharif showed up under the steady gaze of the three-judge seat headed by Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi today.
Justice Atir Mahmood and Justice Chaudhry Masood Jahangir are other members of the bench.
As the hearing started, the court ─ which had in the last hearing put Almeida’s name on the Exit Control List and issued non-bailable warrants for his capture for not going to court procedures ─ requested that the writer’s name be expelled from the restricted travel backlog and the warrants pulled back.
The lawyer general was absent today, and gathered in the following hearing booked for Oct 22.
Justice Jahangir inquired as to whether any move had been made on an official level for the situation. The court saw that the case was about a delicate issue.
Civil society member Amina Malik, had documented the appeal to based on a meeting given by Sharif to Dawn on May 11. According to the petition, the previous PM talked about cross-outskirt militancy and the need to end it.
After the publication of the interview, the National Security Council held a gathering to consider on the issue. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who was head administrator at the time, approached Sharif to bring him into certainty about the consultations.
According to the petitioner, Abbasi’s activity added up to dissidence as he had disregarded his promise of office.