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Sharif, daughter and son-in-law seek removal of their names from no fly list

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Deposed Sharif has petitioned the to remove his name along with that of his daughter and from the no fly list, said Wednesday.

One of the first decisions of the Imran Khan-led government was to place Sharif, daughter Maryam and Capt (retd) as part of the government's anti-corruption drive.

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 However, the released them from jail and suspended their sentences.

Persons on the ECL are prohibited from leaving

Sharif, and Safdar sent three separate letters to the to remove their names from the ECL on the basis that no institution ordered their names to be put on the list.

The order of the 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 (NAB) was unable to prove the corruption allegations levelled against them.

The letter says that the members are who surrendered themselves before the authorities after an declared them guilty.

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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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 20:10 IST