Maryam Nawaz to hold press conference shortly
LAHORE (City News) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-president Maryam Nawaz will hold a press conference in Model Town shortly.
Maryam Nawaz has left National Accountability Bureau (NAB) office after the anti-graft watchdog postponed her hearing after a violent clash between PML-N workers and police. She was summoned in a case pertaining to illegal transfer of 180 acres of land in Raiwind.
Right after departure of Maryam Nawaz from the bureau’s office, police started arresting PML-N workers as NAB has decided to file cases against leadership of the party including Maryam.
PML-N workers – who accompanied Maryam Nawaz from Jati Umrah to the NAB office in a convoy – pelted stones at police officials and tried to break the barriers outside the anti-corruption watchdog’s office.
In retaliation, the police resorting to aerial firing, shelling and baton charge to disperse the infuriated crowd. Several protesters including women were arrested.