IHC grants Maryam exemption from personal appearance

The Nation  |  Jul 30, 2021

ISLAMABAD  - The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday granted PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz one day exemption from personal appearance in the Avenfield Apartment reference case.

A two-member bench of IHC comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani conducted hearing of an application filed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter through her lawyer Amjad Pervez saying that she could not appear before the court as she had tested positive for COVID-19.

During the hearing, the counsel submitted the application seeking exemption from personal appearance of Maryam Nawaz for one day and informed the court she was in quarantine and unable to appear before the court.

The application stated that non-appearance of the appellant was neither intentional nor deliberate but due to the above stated unavoidable circumstances and she would suffer irreparably if the instant application was not allowed.  She also requested that the case may adjourned to a date after three weeks so as enable her to appear before this court. The IHC bench accepted her application seeking exemption from personal appearance for one day and deferred the proceedings till August 4.

Djokovic becomes first player to reach 3 Olympics singles semifinals
More News