Sharif family meets Nawaz at Kot Lakhpat jail
LAHORE (92 News) – Maryam Nawaz, Hamza Shehbaz along with other Sharif family members and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leaders have met former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at Kot Lakhpat Jail on Thursday.
Today is the meeting day of prisoner Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat jail, however, former premier’s daughter Maryam Nawaz, Capt (r) Safdar, Junaid Safdar and Hamza Shehbaz Sharif met Nawaz Sharif in Jail. Nawaz Sharif was allowed to meet his family from 1 pm till 2:30 pm.
Meanwhile, other PML-N leaders including Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Maryam Aurangzeb, Ayaz Sadiq and others were met former premier at prison.
The former prime minister was allotted inmate number 4470 after being shifted to the Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore. His legal team had decided to challenge the accountability court’s verdict in Islamabad High Court (IHC) in next week.
Earlier, Nawaz Sharif, who was convicted in the Al-Azizia reference, is again unwell in Kot Lakhpat jail.
In a tweet on Friday, Maryam Nawaz said that cardiologists of Mian Nawaz Sharif have been trying to get access to him all day but permission not granted.
She said that her father had pain in the arm which is most likely to be angina. “He needs to be examined by the doctors who are privy to his complicated medical history,” she said.
On December 24, Sharif was sentenced to seven years in prison after being convicted in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption reference.
The accountability court imposed Rs3.47 billion (USD 25 million) fine on the former prime minister for failing to provide money trail, besides seizure of his assets of Al-Azizia and Hill Metal property.