Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment

Safdar's name was also placed on the black list, which means he would be barred from leaving the country. A clash broke out between Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League (N) party members and agitated PTI protestors after the incident.

Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz will be arrested on their arrival at any airport in Pakistan as they have been convicted in a corruption case, a senior minister said on Monday.

Rachel Davies Teka, Head of Advocacy at Transparency International UK, said, "We are calling on the UK authorities to investigate the London-based assets identified in this conviction and ensure that Sharif and his family are no longer able to enjoy any luxury homes that are found to have been bought with the proceeds of corruption".

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After the Supreme Court announced the verdict in Avenfield case Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz chose to return to Pakistan from London on July 13th. The accountability court Islamabad on Friday last handed down 10 and 7 years rigorous imprisonment to Sharif and Maryam respectively in the Avenfield properties corruption case filed by the NAB.

Speaking to reporters in London, the three-time prime minister said that he and his daughter would land in Lahore and decide their future strategy once they arrive in Pakistan.

Maryam Nawaz's husband Captain (R) Safdar has already been arrested by National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) investigation team from Rawalpindi. "We will make sure that Sharif and Maryam do not leave the airport and arrested there", he said.

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On 6 July 2018 Sharif was sentenced to ten years in prison for owning assets beyond his income, whilst his daughter received seven years for her role.

PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Auranzeb said a large number of party workers will gather in Lahore from all provinces of the country to give "historic welcome" to Sharif and Maryam.

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