NAB blames Maryam, PML-N workers for ‘organised hooliganism’
LAHORE (City News) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB), in its statement after a violent clash between Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers and police, said that it had summoned the PML-N vice president to hear her stance on the case registered against her.
The anti-graft watchdog alleged that PML-N workers pelted stones and were involved in hooliganism at the time of her appearance. The Bureau also said that it will register FIRs against PML-N representatives and leaders for interfering in the legal process.
On the other hand, Maryam Nawaz has decided to hold a press conference in Model Town at 3pm today.
Earlier, clash erupted between outraged Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers and police Tuesday as party’s vice-president Maryam Nawaz reached NAB office in a case pertaining to illegal transfer of 180 acres of land in Raiwind.
According to details, 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.