Punjab asks Centre not to extend Nawaz Sharif’s bail
Statesman Report
LAHORE: The Punjab government in a letter informed the federal government to approach the concerned court and trial court and ask them not to extend the bail of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, provincial law minister Raja Basharat said on Wednesday.
“We have sent a letter to the federal government now they will take action,” the law minister said. He added that the provincial government has recommended the centre to approach the court in this matter.
Sources within the provincial law ministry also confirmed that a letter has been sent to the federal government.
Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry lauded the Punjab government and said the decision was a ‘good step’.
The minister in a post on Twitter called for the formation of an independent commission to check whether the earlier reports submitted by Nawaz were authentic or not.