NAB wants security enhanced on Maryam’s appearance
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has sought deployment of the Punjab Police and Rangers to maintain peace on the appearance of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-L) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on March 26.
Reports said the activist of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) an 11-party alliance against the government, will accompany the daughter of ex-premier Nawaz Sharif to NAB office in Lahore.
The anti-corruption watchdog made the request for the deployment of lawmen to maintain law and order and provide the officials with security cover. It called for declaring is Lahore office Red Zone following the reports of the possibility of political workers’ attack and security of its official.
NAB’s step drew the opposition party’s criticism. Maryam said in a tweet that the bureau was ‘afraid’ of her and the former law minister said NAB should have the courage to allow party workers to accompany their leader. The bureau reiterated its resolve to continue the anti-corruption campaign without succumbing to any threats or pressure, according to a statement of NAB.