Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Saturday clarified that PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has not been placed on Exit Control List (ECL) yet.
Sheikh Rashid, in a video statement, said that the ministry has not received summary from the cabinet. Nation has to wait till Monday or Tuesday so that Interior Ministry can take the decision as per law.
The minister said that 14 suspects of the case are already in ECL while five members of Sharif family have already been declared absconder. He added that Shehbaz Sharif had to quarantine for 15 days in Qatar before travelling to United Kingdom.
Earlier, a special meeting of cabinet sub-committee was held on Wednesday and all members of committee unanimously recommended putting Shehbaz Sharif’s name on the ECL. The final decision was to be made by the federal cabinet.