Captain (r) Safdar shifted to Adiala Jail after court hearing
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law and Pakistan Muslim League-N Captain (r) Safdar on Monday has been shifted to Adiala Jail, a day after he surrendered before the authorities.
As per details, Safdar was presented before the Accountability Court. The medical team of NAB declared him healthy. After a short hearing, the convict was taken to the jail amid tight security.
Earlier on Monday, Capt (r) Safdar was brought to NAB’s Rawalpindi office. Security was tightened outside the Federal Judicial Complex in G-11 sector of Islamabad, where the accountability court is situated.
On Sunday, the former PM’s son-in-law surrendered in Rawalpindi. At around 4:50pm, law enforcers arrested him. However, PML-N workers pulled Captain (retd) Safdar away from the NAB team. He was whisked away from the area in party leader Chaudhry Tanveer’s car.
NAB chairperson Justice (r) Javed Iqbal took notice of how attempts to arrest Captain (r) Safdar were thwarted. He ordered the director-general of NAB’s Rawalpindi chapter to submit a report, asking him to check with the Punjab police how Section 144 was violated.
On Friday An accountability court sentenced Nawaz Sharif to 10 years, Maryam Nawaz to 7 years and Captain Safdar to 1 year in prison for corrupt practices linked to his family’s purchase of upscale London flats. Nawaz’s daughter was sentenced to seven years in prison and is disqualified from contesting the elections.