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.
I'll be taken straight to jail.But I'm doing this for people of Pak,sacrificing for generations to come.Such opportunity won't come again.Let's build destiny of Pak together: Nawaz Sharif on-board flight to UAE's Abu Dhabi Airport.He&his daughter Maryam have landed at the airport pic.twitter.com/abRdWKtXnO
— ANI (@ANI) July 13, 2018
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.