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  • Nawaz Sharif moved to jail in Lahore
    World NewsNawaz Sharif moved to jail in Lahore

    Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted on Tuesday from a prison in Rawalpindi to the Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore, where he will serve the seven-year prison sentence handed to him for corruption a day earlier.

    7 months ago
  • Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 7 years in jail for graft
    World NewsNawaz Sharif sentenced to 7 years in jail for graft

    An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Monday sentenced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to seven years in prison for owning a steel factory abroad without disclosing its ownership. The ruling was slammed by his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, as "the "last hiccup of blind revenge". Judge Arshad Malik imposed hefty fines on the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader after ruling that Al-Azizia Steel Mills -- a Saudi Arabian firm carrying the name of his son -- belonged to the former Prime Minister and that he was unable to demonstrate how the project was funded, Dawn newspaper reported.

    7 months ago
  • Pakistan court orders Sharifs' release
    World NewsPakistan court orders Sharifs' release

    In a huge relief to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar, the Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended their prison sentences in a corruption case and ordered their release.

    10 months ago
  • Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom laid to rest
    World NewsNawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom laid to rest

    Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom Nawaz was laid to rest here on Friday in the presence of thousands of PML-N supporters, senior political figures and family members.

    10 months ago
  • Nawaz Sharif's ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz dies in London
    World NewsNawaz Sharif's ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz dies in London

    Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of deposed and now jailed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, passed away in a hospital in London on Tuesday after months of battle with cancer, the family said.

    10 months ago
  • Nawaz Sharif lodged in Adiala Jail, daughter shifted to guest house
    World NewsNawaz Sharif lodged in Adiala Jail, daughter shifted to guest house

    Pakistan's former Prime Minister who was arrested late on Friday has been shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, while his daughter Maryam Nawaz was sent to Seihala Rest House, declared as temporary sub-jail.

    1 year ago
  • Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years jail, daughter Maryam gets 7
    PoliticsPakistan: Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years jail, daughter Maryam gets 7

    Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for corruption charges. His daughter Maryam Sharif has also been punished with seven years of imprisonment. The court verdict was delivered in accordance with one of the four cases of corruption against Nawaz Sharif, the Avenfield corruption case, which is related to the ownership of four flats in the aristocratic Avenfield House in London.

    1 year ago
  • Nawaz ready to go to prison for principles: Pakistan PM
    World NewsNawaz ready to go to prison for principles: Pakistan PM

    Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that his predecessor Nawaz Sharif was ready to go to prison for the sake of his principles, a media report said on Monday.

    1 year ago
  • Nawaz Sharif shouldn't engage in politics: Hafiz Saeed
    World NewsNawaz Sharif shouldn't engage in politics: Hafiz Saeed

    Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has said that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should not engage in politics after his disqualification and that he has become the biggest non-state actor in Pakistan.

    1 year ago
  • Pakistan on damage control mode over Sharif's interview
    World NewsPakistan on damage control mode over Sharif's interview

    Switching on the damage control mode, Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Nawaz Sharif has been misqoted in his interview, in which he accepted that 2002 Mumbai terror attacks in India were conducted by Pakistan.

    1 year ago