Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif jailed for 10 years in corruption case

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Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif 10 and daughter Mary, sentenced to 8 years in jailjaago hindustan

Before the general elections in Pakistan, the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given a big jolt to the Accountability Court. The court has sentenced Sharif to 10 years and his daughter, Mary, for seven years in jail. Earlier, the Sharif family had appealed for the hearing on the cases related to corruption against Nawaz Sharif and his family for a week. But the court rejected this appeal and ruled out his decision.

He was given this sentence on being found guilty of possessing four flats in London’s posh Avenfild House. The court has declared both sons of Sharif Hussein and Hassan a fugitive, and have issued lifetime arrest warrants against them.

 

After the announcement of the court’s verdict, the Sharif family may have to face many difficulties because Nawaz Sharif has already been banned from contesting elections. And now his daughter Mary will also be barred from contesting the elections after this sentence. May be. The court also imposed a fine of 8 million pounds.

On Friday, the court had rejected the application given by Nawaz Sharif and Mary to avoid the verdict. Let us tell you that this decision has come in the case of illegally acquired property in London. After the court verdict, Nawaz’s brother and former Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, a press conference, said, “We will choose all legal and constitutional paths for justice.” Nawaz Sharif has always fought bravely.

Court ruled on three cases of corruption

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The court had reserved its decision before three cases of corruption against Nawaz Sharif. At the same time, the file was filed by an agency monitoring corruption under the Supreme Court’s orders against his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Mohammad Safdar. Mary’s husband Captain has been sentenced to one year in prison for corruption.

 

Section 144 applicable in IslamabadFollowing the court verdict, there is a tension atmosphere in Islamabad. According to the Pakistani newspaper ‘Dawn’, Section 144 has been imposed in the city. Capital forces and rangers have been deployed in the area.

 

Mary will not fight electionsAfter the court’s decision, Mary Nawaz will no longer be able to contest the elections. Who was going to contest from the NA-127 parliamentary constituency from the PML-N ticket

 

Who said what?

Meanwhile, Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahbaz Sharif have refused to accept the Supreme Court’s decision. Shahbah says that whatever charges have been leveled against his brother Nawaz Sharif, they are baseless. Shahbah Sharif said that he will fight every legal and constitutional battle for justice. Nawaz Sharif has always bravely faced difficulties.

Shahbaz Sharif further said that the decision of the court will affect the strategy created for the general elections, that candidates of PML-N will be fielded in all the seats on July 25. In a tweet after the court’s decision, Miriam Nawaz Sharif said, “Shabash Nawaz Sharif, you do not fear, you do not bow down, you have preferred Pakistan on your personal life, the people are standing with you, the victory will be yours.

By – Ritika Gupta

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