SHC removes name of Sharjeel Memon’s wife from ECL

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The Sindh High Court on Thursday ordered removal of the name of former provincial minister Sharjeel Memon’s wife from the exit control list.

A high court bench while ordering to remove Sadaf Sharjeel’s name from the ECL also allowed her to visit abroad.

Sadaf Sharjeel had petitioned the court to remove her name from the no-fly list and allow her to go out of the country.

Her name was put in the ECL, in assets beyond means case against Sharjeel Inam Memon and others.

Mrs. Sharjeel Memon had pleaded to the court that she has to visit Dubai time and again for her work adding that her business being affected due to her name in the ECL. She had pleaded to the court to remove her name from the exit control list.

Sharjeel Inam Memon has been accused of owning more assets than his sources of income. NAB has filed a Rs 2.2 billion corruption reference against him.

His wife and mother have also been named in the case too. NAB has also accused him of embezzling the Rs 5.7 billion of the information ministry paid to advertising agencies for awareness campaigns between 2013 and 2015. He was serving as Sindh’s information minister at the time.

 

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