Mother denied permission to meet Nawaz Sharif at Adiala Jail: Shehbaz

Mother denied permission to meet Nawaz Sharif at Adiala Jail: Shehbaz

Rajanpur (Staff Report): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that the former prime minister was not allowed to meet his mother who wanted to visit him in Adiala jail.

He said that Nawaz Sharif had to sleep on the floor on the first night in prison, adding that the former prime minister.

Addressing a public gathering while on election campaign in Rojhan area of Rajanpur, the former Punjab chief minister urged the masses to defeat candidates contesting the forthcoming elections with 'bat, jeep and arrow' as their electoral symbols.

He said that South Punjab was the stronghold of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

Imran Khan left for Nathia Gali when dengue epidemic spread in KP whereas I have been visiting South Punjab during the floods and other causalities, Shehbaz claimed.

The former CM said that Nawaz Sharif issued health cards in Punjab to facilitate the masses. He that the kind of hospital built by his party's government in Muzaffargarh was not even there in the United States.

On July 6, the court awarded ousted premier to 10 years and Maryam Nawaz to 7 years imprisonment in the Avenfield corruption reference, while Capt (retd) Safdar will also face one year jail term in the case.

Moreover, Nawaz and Maryam were also fined 8 and 2 million pounds respectively. The court ordered to confiscate the property in question, suggesting the government to do legislation to bring plundered money back to the country.

In the 100-page decision, Accountability Judge Mohammad Bashir also sentenced Sharif’s daughter, Maryam Nawaz, to seven years in jail for forgery and making assets through illegal sources in the landmark decision. She has been ordered to pay a fine of £2 million (Rs320 million). Capt (r) Safdar Awan, who is the son-in-law of Nawaz Sharif, was jailed for one year for cheating.