LAHORE: Interim bail for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif was prolonged until July 23 by the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday, reported Geo News.
The court docket accepted the PML-N chief’s plea to have his bail prolonged and agreed to postpone the listening to of the case on Shehbaz’s request as his lawyer was not current.
Speaking to media after his court docket look, the PML-N president mentioned he was not feeling properly as a consequence of his sickness. “I came because I respect the court. Politics is being played at my expense,” he mentioned relating to the case.
During the final listening to on July 7, Shehbaz’s counsel Amjad Pervez had instructed the court docket that the PML-N chief had examined damaging for the virus.
“Shehbaz Sharif is 69 years old and his antibodies test is necessary,” mentioned Tarar, the opposite counsel for the PML-N president. He added that individuals after recovering from the virus witnessed ache for 5 extra days, including that his shopper has additionally complained of the identical.
Tarar had requested the court docket to increase the bail granted to Shehbaz for 3 extra weeks because the attorneys wished their shopper to look earlier than the court docket himself.
The court docket had adjourned the listening to and gave time to the attorneys to seek the advice of their shopper and take directions from him.