Supreme Court issues notices to Nawaz and Maryam

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Islamabad: Supreme Court of Pakistan issued notices to disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam to appear on Nov 6
According to the details, the appeal has been filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against impugned order of Islamabad High Court.
Islamabad High Court had earlier suspended the sentence of former Prime Minister, his daughter and son in law.
Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar noted that “there may not be another judgement on suspension of sentences” that is 43 pages long.
“Show me another such judgement that exceeds more than a page and a half,” he said.
The principle of hardship is adopted either in extremely severe cases of ailments whose treatment may not be possible in jail or cases where appeals had not been filed in years,” the prosecutor claimed.
Captain (Retd) Safdar was not issued notice as according to the Chief Justice he was awarded brief sentence and the court will see it later.
The notices have been issued and case has been adjourned till 6th November .

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