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LHC seeks NAB’s reply over Maryam Nawaz passport return plea

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Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has heard a case in which Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz asked the court to return her passport.

According to the details, Mariam Nawaz has asked the court to return her passport so that she can travel to Saudi Arabia with other members of the government to perform Umrah during Ramadan, according to Mariam’s lawyer.

The court has sent a legal notice to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) asking it to submit its take on the matter.

The court has adjourned its hearing on the case till tomorrow.

It merits mention here that, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz had filed a plea before the LHC to get back her passport for traveling to Saudi Arabia her performing Umrah in Ramazan.

In her plea, Maryam Nawaz said that she was arrested by NAB in 2019 in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case and later the LHC approved her bail plea and in return she submitted her passport to the court.

The PML-N leader said that she wanted to travel to Saudi Arabia on April 27 but she could not travel owing to absence of her passport.

The complaint said the court should have ordered the return of the plaintiff’s passport and allowed her to travel.

The court has decided to hear the PML-N vice president’s request.

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