Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar, were released from Adiala jail yesterday after a court suspended their respective prison sentences for corruption pending an appeal hearing.
In his first reaction over elections in Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, the incarcerated leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), alleges that the polls have been “stolen”.
Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam are arrested after flying back to the country to face lengthy prison sentences, in a high-stakes gamble to galvanise their beleaguered party ahead of a July 25 election.
A Pakistani court sentences ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison over his family's purchase of upscale London flats in a major blow to his party ahead of a general election in July.
Pakistan's Supreme Court disqualified deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif from holding office for life, Dawn News TV reports.
A day after ink was thrown on Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif in Sialkot, a shoe was thrown at PML-N's supreme leader Nawaz Sharif in Lahore on Sunday, Dawn News TV reports.
Pakistan's Supreme Court orders that ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif be removed as head of the political party he founded, six months after the court removed him as premier.