Nawaz Sharif shifted to Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore

Nawaz Sharif shifted to Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore

Lahore: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted to the Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore amid tight security on Tuesday, a day after an anti-corruption court sentenced him to seven years in prison in a graft case linked to the high-profile Panama Papers scandal. Sharif, 69, was sentenced to seven years of rigorous imprisonment […]

Nawaz Sharif handed 7 years in Al-Azizia case, taken to Adiala Jail

Nawaz Sharif handed 7 years in Al-Azizia case, taken to Adiala Jail

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Monday handed ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif seven years in jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption reference and ordered that his properties be seized, Dawn News reported. The court also fined Nawaz Rs 1.5 billion and 2.5 million pounds, NAB special prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi said. A disqualification of […]

Maryam Nawaz says Pak court verdict against her father ‘blind revenge’s last hiccup’

Maryam Nawaz says Pak court verdict against her father ‘blind revenge’s last hiccup’

Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Maryam Nawaz Monday said that an anti-corruption court’s verdict against her father Nawaz Sharif in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case was “blind revenge’s last hiccup”. An accountability court in Islamabad sentenced the three-time former prime minister to seven years in jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case but […]

Pak court to deliver judgment in two corruption cases against Sharif on Dec 24

Pak court to deliver judgment in two corruption cases against Sharif on Dec 24

ISLAMABAD: An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Wednesday said it will deliver its judgment on December 24 in two remaining corruption cases against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik of Islamabad-based accountability court reserved judgment after completion of hearing in the Flagship Investment and Al-Azizia cases against 68-year-old Sharif. The verdict will […]

Pak ex-PMs appear before Lahore court in treason case

Pak ex-PMs appear before Lahore court in treason case

LAHORE: The Lahore high court on Monday directed the federal government to file a reply on October 22 in a petition seeking action against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif under treason charges for claiming that those involved in the 2008 Mumbai attack. Former Pakistan premiers Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with prominent journalist for […]

Sharifs’ jail sentences suspended in corruption case, to be released

Sharifs’ jail sentences suspended in corruption case, to be released

Islamabad: A top Pakistani court Wednesday suspended the jail sentences of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law in a corruption case, according to media reports. A two-judge bench of the Islamabad High Court heard the petitions filed by former Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar challenging their conviction related […]

Parole of Sharif, Maryam, son-in-law extended by three days

Parole of Sharif, Maryam, son-in-law extended by three days

ISLAMABAD: The parole of Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam, and son-in-law Capt (retd) Mohammad Safdar was extended by three days on Wednesday to allow them to attend the funeral of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, according to a media report. The three were released from the Adiala Jail on parole, hours after Sharif’s ailing wife Kulsoom, passed […]

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