Nawaz Sharif gets six-week bail for treatment

Nawaz Sharif gets six-week bail for treatment

Islamabad: In a relief to ailing Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Supreme Court Tuesday granted bail to the jailed former prime minister for six weeks for seeking medical treatment within the country. Sharif, 69, is lodged in the Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore since December last year, serving a 7-year imprisonment in the Al Azizia Steel Mills […]

Nawaz Sharif shifted back to jail from hospital

Nawaz Sharif shifted back to jail from hospital

Lahore: Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year imprisonment in a corruption case, is sent back to jail from the hospital in Lahore where he spent six days. “Mian Sahib has been sent back to Kot Lakhpat Jail (Lahore) on his request as the government was showing non-serious attitude towards his […]

Nawaz Sharif uses Ghalib’s poetry to explain his condition in jail

Nawaz Sharif uses Ghalib’s poetry to explain his condition in jail

Lahore: Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif used prominent Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib’s poetry to explain his condition when the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders visited him in the Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore on Thursday. Sharif, 69, who is serving a seven-year imprisonment in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail, was rushed to a hospital Tuesday […]

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 […]

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