LAHORE: The Lahore High Court sought more arguments from both parties today in a petition filed against 64 respondents including Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan, Aitzaz Ahsan, Ch. Shujjat Hussain and Ch. Pervez Elahi, Asma Jahangir, Hussain Nawaz and others for allegedly making illegal assets broad.

Justice Muhammad khalid Mehmood Khan took up the petition and adjourned further hearing for April 18.

A lawyer petitioner Barrister Javed Iqbal Jafree had filed the against and made 64 people as respondents including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Mrs Kalsoom Nawaz, Barrister Hassan Nawaz, the son of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, PTI chairman Imran Khan and his former wife Jemima Gold Smith Khan, former prime minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani and Begum Yousaf Raza Gillani, former prime minister late Benazir Bhutto through her husband former president Asif Ali Zardari, Raiz Hussain, the owner of Bahria Town,  federal interior minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan, Ijazul Haq, Hamyun Akhtar Khan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Faisal Salah Hayat, PML-Q leader Ch.Pervaz Elahi and Ch. Shajat Hussain, Governor Sindh Ishrat Khan, former Punjab Governor Mustafa Khar, former federal interior minister Rehman Malik, JUI-F Chief Fazl-ur-Rehman, PPP central leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardar,  former president Pervaiz Mushraf, senator Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan and his wife Bushra Aitzaz and advocate Asma Jillani.

The petitioner stated they shifted money to foreign countries and committed violation of laws. He said they concealed their assets. The situation been different if the transferred money would have been brought back, he said. He further said that people were getting poor day by day and they had no basic facilities.

Inflation and other social issues were forcing people to commit suicide but no action was taken against the above said politicians and businessmen who transferred their money to foreign countries and made assets there. The lawyer petitioner stated that such huge money cannot be taken out of the country as it caused huge loss. He prayed to the court to order the respondents to bring back their assets/money to Pakistan.