LAHORE: Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has ratified the release of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz on parole for five days.
According to media reports, Usman Buzdar has approved recommendations of the cabinet, both of the PML-N leaders will be released on November 27 at 14:00 hours.
Earlier, PML-N leader Atta Ullah Tarar had submitted an application to the deputy commissioner to release Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz on parole for two weeks.
The plaintiff had taken the stance that Shehbaz Sharif is Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and Hamza Shehbaz is Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly.
The people will visit them from across the country to condole the death of Begum Shamim Akhtar – Shehbaz’s mother and Hamza’s grandmother.
The applicant said that there is no bigger loss in this world than passing away of one’s mother.
Therefore, Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz should be released immediately.