Nawaz Sharif, Maryam returning to Pakistan to face jail, says ‘sacrificing for Nation’

Nawaz Sharif said, ” I will  be taken straight to jail.But I’m doing this for people of Pakistan ,sacrificing for generations to come.Such opportunity won’t come again,Let’s build destiny of Pakistan together.”

Islamabad , July 13 : Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam are due to return to Pakistan on Friday and authorities will arrest them at the airport.

Nawaz Sharif said, ” I will  be taken straight to jail.But I’m doing this for people of Pakistan ,sacrificing for generations to come.Such opportunity won’t come again.”

“Let’s build destiny of Pakistan together,” Sharif added.

Nawaz Sharif and  his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif have landed at UAE’s Abu Dhabi International Airport. Their further destination, whether they will be taken to Islamabad or Lahore in Pakistan, is not known yet.

An anti-corruption court handed him a 10-year jail term over the purchase of luxury London flats and sentenced his daughter and political heir to seven years in prison.

 

Around 10,000 police officers  have been deployed so that no untoward incident takes place and roads have been blocked to shut down the city of Lahore.

Supporters of Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party have planned a march to the airport  ,where the former prime minister is due to land.He has been banned to contest July 25 general elections.

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