LHC forms full bench to hear plea against Sharif family

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Moeed Pirzada in “Tonight with Moeed Pirzada” covered these topics:
• The Pakis­tan Peoples Party (PPP) on Saturday reacted strongly over Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s decision to support Pakis­tan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in forming its government at the Centre.
• Days after formation of a ‘grand alliance’ to take on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and its allies, the opposition parties on Friday formed ‘Alliance for Free and fair Elections,’ but failed to name any candidate for the slots of prime minister, Punjab chief minister, speakers and deputy speakers of National and Punjab Assemblies.
• Chief Justice of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday has formed full bench to hear petition against sentences of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar in Avenfield reference.
The decision was taken on the plea submitted by lawyers foundation for justice’s A.K. Dogar in which, it was stated that National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) law is no more valid after the implementation of 18th amendment.
Country’s three-time prime minister was sentenced under this ‘dead law’ which is illegal, he added.