When the government placed the trio on the ECL, they were serving prison sentences after they were convicted in a corruption case regarding their Avenfield flats in London. However, the Islamabad High Court released them from jail and suspended their sentences.
Persons on the ECL are prohibited from leaving Pakistan.
The order of the federal government is unconstitutional and illegal, read their letters, adding that keeping their names on the ECL is against Articles 4, 15 and 25 of the Constitution.
They pointed out that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was unable to prove the corruption allegations levelled against them.
They pointed out that they have been attending court hearings and have submitted bonds to the court.
In the letter, the Sharifs say that the accountability court gave them permission to go abroad.
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