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Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam arrested after landing at Lahore airport

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 13 Jul 2018

Lahore, July 13: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam has been arrested by a team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from the Lahore airport soon after the duo landed in Pakistan.

In a major blow to Nawaz Sharif ahead of the general elections, a Pakistani court last Friday handed over the former PM of the country a 10-year jail term over his family’s purchase of upscale London flats.

 

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court declared the verdict after several delays.

 

Apart from Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif received a seven-year sentence.

 

The former PM's son-in-law Safdar Awan was given a one-year sentence by the court.

 

Apart from the jail term, Nawaz has been handed a fine of eight million pounds.

 

The court has handed over 2m pounds fine by the court.




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