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Nawaz, Maryam to challenge Avenfield verdict today

Nawaz, Maryam to challenge Avenfield verdict today

The caretaker Punjab government has made a decision to impose Section 144 in the areas adjoining the Lahore airport to avoid any untoward incident during the arrival and likely arrest of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, who were sentenced to prison in the Avenfield properties case last week, have been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL), the media reported on Tuesday.

As some of them gained access to the apartment, one protester threw a shopping cart at Aijaz Gul, a member of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) United Kingdom unit.

Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in a corruption case earlier on Friday.

Soon after, the Metropolitan Police reached the site of the protest near Avenfield House, a luxury housing scheme, and commenced a search of the nearby vehicles.

Pakistan's anti-corruption National Accountability Bureau (NAB) said in a statement that Muhammad Safdar handed himself in.

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The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has said that Captain (retd) Safdar is likely to be arrested on Sunday (today). Maryam was given a prison term for allegedly providing a forged trust deed, for which Safdar was a witness.

After the verdict on Friday, Safdar said "justice has been massacred" and railed against the judiciary. Here are Flight details of Nawaz Sharif from London to Lahore.

The father-daughter duo, who are in London tending to Nawaz s wife, Kulsoom, who is being treated for cancer and is in a coma after suffering a heart attack last month, announced July 13 as the date for their return.

The law enforcement agencies have prepared a security plan as per which, Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz will be sent to Islamabad on another plane immediately after their arrival at Lahore airport.

Pakistan's military, which has ruled the nuclear-armed country for nearly half its history, denies involvement in civilian politics. Abbasi told the media, "The court has sentenced Sharif to 10 years of imprisonment and fined him 8 million pounds". He denies drawing the monthly salary.