Nawaz Sharif's Mother Says She'll Go to Jail with Son & Granddaughter
Nawaz Sharif's Mother Says She'll Go to Jail with Son & Granddaughter
PML-N workers protest outside a police station
14 July, 2018, 08:19
According to jail manual, they can be medically examined at the jail hospital.
Pakistan's third major political movement, the Pakistan Peoples Party, joined the criticism of the crackdown, with its prime ministerial candidate Bilawal Bhutto Zardari questioning why Sharif's supporters would be prevented from gathering.
A special plane later carried Sharif and Maryam to Islamabad.
But news of the PML-N convoy, first assembling at Lahore's historic Lohari Gate, and its march towards the airport, was limited at best till late evening.
Pakistan's National Accountability Court ordered their arrest for failing to explain how the family acquired London properties.
Sharif reportedly refused to sit in the vehicle of the Rangers to get to the airport terminal.
Upon their arrival at Lahore airport, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team confiscated their passports.
According to media reports, dozens of security officials entered the plane after it landed and asked other passengers to leave.
Maryam said the court verdict was not unexpected, while Nawaz earlier alleged a judicial witch-hunt against him and his party was being carried out by the Pakistani military while the country suffers from rising tension between the civil government and the army.
Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to 10 years in jail and Maryam 7 years jail term. Local media said they were then taken to Adiala jail in the nearby garrison town of Rawalpindi.
In order to "maintain law and order" in the city, 10,000 police officers will be deployed across Lahore on Friday, Dawn quoted Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations Shahzad Akbar, as saying.
First trial over Roundup weed killer cancer claim under way The Monsanto brand may disappear soon, but claims that its most famous weed killer causes cancer will live on for years in court. Former groundskeepers Dewayne Lee Johnson filed the lawsuit in 2016 after he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Internet and mobile services have been cut off in most parts of Lahore and will be suspended until midnight.
Oxford-educated Khan spoke in an interview on Friday as his arch foe, ousted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, was due to return to the country and be arrested on a conviction that was handed down by an anti-graft court last week.
He said that no PML-N party worker with a clear conscience would go to the airport to receive Sharif.
The rally kicked off at the Lohari Gate in the afternoon and could manage to proceed a few kilometers as party workers struggled to remove cargo containers on their way.
On Friday, some of Sharif's supporters clashed with police in Lahore.
Shahbaz Sharif, the younger brother of Nawaz Sharif, who now heads the PML-N, was leading the procession to the airport.
In hopes of soothing voters' fears, the army announced that 370,000 troops would man election polls July 25 in hopes of preventing attacks and to protect against predictions of fraud.
Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz were convicted in Avenfield reference last Friday by the accountability court.
'What credibility will these elections have when the government is taking such a drastic action against our people and this crackdown is taking place all over the country?' he said in Abu Dhabi en route to Lahore.
Further, the former premier and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, were taken into custody directly from the aircraft and boarded onto a flight to Islamabad shortly afterwards.
"The country is at a critical juncture right now", a grim looking Sharif said.
The 70th Emmy Awards will telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles , Sunday, September 17 (8 p.m. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation" in 1915, just six years after the organization was founded.
At this time, no human cases of the virus have been confirmed in any Coastal Health District county, including Chatham. For more information call the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District at 530-533-6038 or 530-342-7350.
Republicans, on the other hand, peppered Strzok with questions and expressed outrage that's been building for months. Several Democrats gasped, shouting at Gohmert, "That is outrageous!" and " Shame on you! ".
In an interview with The Sun , Trump said May had ignored his advice on Britain's departure from the European Union. I think it takes a pretty shallow person to criticise it and many of these people are shallow.
After the press conference, President Trump traveled to Windsor Castle and met with Queen Elizabeth II. "CNN's fake news. Let me just add that I know Kristen Welker, she's as honest as the day is long, to call her dishonest is unfair.
A legal battle is looming between Antonio Conte and Chelsea after the Premier League club sacked the Italian tactician . One man who had worked under Conte's stewardship for the two-years he was in charge is Fabregas.
The company has just confirmed that its blockchain-based device known as Exodus will be made official during this Fall. Meanwhile, industry experts are sharply divided over whether Exodus can really pull off a miracle for HTC .
Serena seeks eighth Wimbledon crown to cap another comeback
Then came her singles return, at Indiana Wells in March, when she won her first two matches before losing to her sibling. They will watch Angelique Kerber take on Serena Williams in the women's final, Kensington Palace confirmed last night.
Thai cave rescue: Rick Stanton says he is 'not a hero'
Divers who rescued the Thai soccer team who were trapped in a cave first practiced on local children in a swimming pool . Mr Stanton told reporters: "This was completely uncharted, unprecedented territory and nothing like this has been done".
Blast near MMA candidate Akram Durrani's convoy kills three
The bombing was the biggest attack in Pakistan in over a year and is the third incident of election-related violence this week. His party appealed to supporters to head to Lahore and gather at the city's Allama Iqbal Airport to receive Sharif.
Elon Musk on Tesla (and Himself): 'We Were Huge Idiots'
But the company struggled to increase automation and production capacity at the same time after launching its Model 3 sedan. Tesla has struggled to ramp up production for the Model 3, which it launched in July of previous year .
Blues Legend John Terry Pays Fitting Tribute to Antonio Conte
Chelsea began a terse, four-sentence statement on its website, " Chelsea Football Club and Antonio Conte have parted company". Conte's relationship with the Chelsea hierarchy had soured in the final year at the helm of the club regarding transfers.
Israel To Launch Moon Mission From Florida In December
Once it completes its mission, the spacecraft will remain on the moon, proudly displaying the flag of the State of Israel. Weighing 600 kg, this unmanned space vehicle will be the smallest ever to reach the surface of the moon.
Meghan Markle wears Dior for the first time
The Duchess of Cambridge made a surprise appearance at the centenary celebrations for the Royal Air Force yesterday. Kate has attended a handful of events tied in with the RAF Cadets.
Xherdan Shaqiri To Have Liverpool Medical On Friday
Jurgen Klopp has described signing Xherdan Shaqiri as a "no-brainer" after Liverpool confirmed the capture of the forward. Liverpool have confirmed the signing of Swiss worldwide Xherdan Shaqiri on a five year deal.