Islamabad (Staff Report): Islamabad High Court (IHC) has approved the pleas seeking inclusion of the names of Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the Exit Control List (ECL).

According to details, a 5-member bench of the High Court headed by Justice Amir Farooq will start hearing the petitions from Monday (tomorrow).

The petitions stated that the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family can shift abroad to escape cases against them, adding that the trial against Sharif family is necessary to bring the Panama Case to its logical conclusion.

The petitioner pleaded the court to order the authorities to include the names of Sharif family members and others in the ECL and also order Interior Secretary to fulfill its responsibilities.