Sharif, daughter will be arrested at any Pakistan airport: Minister
Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz will be arrested on their arrival at any Pakistani airport as they have been convicted in a corruption case, a senior minister said. Maryam last evening shared her flight details to return to Pakistan. She said she will reach Lahore airport on Friday at 6.15 pm by Etihad Airways' flight EY-243. Here's more.
Will arrest father-daughter duo at Lahore airport: NAB official
"On the announcement of the Sharif family that Nawaz and Maryam are arriving in Lahore on Friday at 6.15 pm we have written to the Punjab government to coordinate with NAB for their arrest at Lahore airport," a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) official said. He said NAB wouldn't allow Sharif to lead a rally. "We will make sure duo will be arrested," he said.
10 years rigorous imprisonment to Sharif, 7 years to Maryam
The Accountability Court, Islamabad on Friday last handed down 10 and 7 years rigorous imprisonment (RI) to Sharif and Maryam, respectively, in the Avenfield properties corruption case filed by the NAB. Maryam was given 7 years imprisonment for abetment after she was found "instrumental in concealment of the properties of her father" and one year for non-cooperation with NAB.
Sharif went to London to see his ailing wife
Sharif along with Maryam had gone to London last month to see his ailing wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. She is suffering from lymphoma (throat cancer). She has been on a ventilator since June 14 after suffering a cardiac arrest in London.