The Islamabad High Court ( IHC) accepted a petition calling for the name of Nawaz Sharif and his family members to be added to the Exit Control List (ECL),will hold the first hearing on Tuesday.
The petition filed by lawyer Raees Abdul wahid asks the name of Sharif family, son in law capt safdar and former finance minister Ishaq Dar be placed on the ECL and their accounts frozen.The petition come days after the SC ordered Nawaz Sharif to step down as prime minister.
The july 28 judgment had concluded Sharif ” dishonest” by not declaring in his nomination papers for the 2013 General election as required under section 12(2) (f) of Representatives of people Act (ROPA) 1976, a salary of 10,000 dirhams receivable as chairman of the board of Dubai based company capital FZE owned by his son Hassan Nawaz.
The apex court also ordered the National Accountability beureau to open six references against the Sharif and others.
The petitioner pleaded for the bank accounts of the Sharif family to be immediately frozen and the money recovered from them to be deposited in the national exchequer.