Wednesday, Islamabad High Court (IHC) grants 15 days to PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz to appoint a new lawyer in Avenfield reference.
Maryam Nawaz said that she will expose the real forces behind the Avenfield case. She said that the entire story will soon be revealed as to why the case happened and who was responsible for it.
Regarding this, the PML-N vice president told IHC that she wanted to file a new petition in the court before speaking on the merits of the case.
For this, she required at least a month to arrange a new lawyer. Her legal representative in the case, Amjad Pervez contracted Covid.
After hearing the arguments, the court remarked that hiring a lawyer is everyone’s right. The IHC allowed Maryam to appoint a new lawyer and adjourned the hearing until September 23.
Maryam Nawaz confirmed that Amjed Pervez will continue to represent her. However, for the time being, she needs a new lawyer.
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In 2018, NAB ousted Nawaz Sharif for owning properties beyond known income and 1 year for not cooperating with NAB. As per the sentence, Nawaz Sharif will serve 10 years in jail.
Maryam Nawaz on the other hand was given 7 years for abetment. She was found “instrumental in concealment of the properties of her father” and 1 year for non-cooperation with the bureau.
According to the Avenfield Reference verdict, she “aided, assisted, abetted, attempted and acted in conspiracy with her father.”
Maryam Nawaz calls PTI government “fake”
During the media briefing, Maryam Nawaz claimed that Pakistan will soon witness a positive change. The ‘fake’ incumbent government will be sent packing. Maryam Nawaz also severely criticized the PTI government and said it failed to deliver.
Moreover, Maryam Nawaz also talked about PML-N leadership. She said if Nawaz Sharif nominates Shehbaz Sharif for the post of prime minister in the upcoming elections,
She said if PML-N supremo and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif would nominate party President Shehbaz Sharif for the post of prime minister, she and other party members would support that decision wholeheartedly.