Lahore: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif at the National Assembly on Monday. His request for bail was rejected and the interim bail was rejected by the Lahore High Court (LHC). )cancel.
The arrest was related to NAB’s earlier proposal of money laundering and assets exceeding property.
Many PML-N workers, including women, are in LHC (the arrest of Shehbaz).
They protested against the government led by NAB and PTI because the former Punjab chief minister and PML-N president were taken away by officials.
Soon after the arrest, security personnel had a dispute with Shehbaz’s supporters.
Reacting to news of her uncle’s arrest, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz said Shehbaz was “arrested ONLY because he REFUSED to play in the hands of those who wanted to use him against his brother”.
She was referring to speculation that Nawaz and Sheikhbaz had disagreements on handling military-civilian relations.
“He preferred standing behind prison bars than to stand against his brother,” she wrote on Twitter. “You will not be able to save your false and fake mandate even by arresting Shehbaz Sharif.
“Whatever decisions were made by the Shehbaz Sharif-led PML-N delegation at the APC, every PML-N worker will remain steadfast on these promises,” she tweeted.
She added: “This retaliatory accountability system will not deter Nawaz Sharif and his allies. Now, this government and those in power will be held accountable by the state.”
Party spokesman Marriyuum Aurangzeb also criticized this move. He said: “I want to make it clear that the PLN-N leader was ordered by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Arrested by the Kuomintang.