LAHORE - PML-N MPA Shumaila Anjum Rana, involved in credit cards theft scandal, is likely to resign from provincial assembly on Friday (today). She is also likely to resign from party membership after failing to convince party leadership about her innocence. Another PML-N MPA seeking anonymity told The Nation that Shumaila Rana had contacted party leadership and expressed her willingness to resign if she failed to prove her innocence till Friday (today). He said party had also sought her resignation from PML-N Punjab women wing slot. He said party believed that Shumaila had demanded few days to prove that she was innocent and credit card theft was a conspiracy against her. He declined the impression that party had stopped police to arrest Shumaila Rana and police was free to arrest her. Sources revealed that PML-N Punjab women wing deputy secretary general Anjum Rana, mother of Shumaila Rana had been making last ditch efforts to bail her daughter out. She had contacted a number of influential party leaders to play their role in the case. She demanded that if her daughter (Shumaila Rana) had to resign from provincial assembly, her membership in the party should remain intact. It may be recalled that PML-N leadership had sought her resignation forthwith but gave her sometime when she pleaded to prove her innocence within two days, otherwise she would tender her resignation to the party.