Former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi along with journalist Cyril Almeida submitted their replies to the Lahore High Court in the treason case on Monday.
The court directed the petitioner to submit his reply till November 11. Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and journalist Almeida were present in front of the court while Nawaz Sharif was not.
Nawaz Sharif submitted his 9-page response via his lawyer, Naseer Bhutta, outrightly denying all the accusations of treason. Nawaz Sharif said that how can a person who has made pakistan a nuclear power, can be stand accused of Treason. How can someone who has gotten rid of terrorism and load shedding, can be accused of treason. He mentioned about Musharraf Treason case in his response as well.
Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also denied the accusations completely. He says that party matters were discussed with Nawaz Sharif after the meeting of National Security Council.