Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif return to Lahore Live Updates: Convicted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Sharif were arrested at the Lahore airport upon their arrival from London in Avenfield reference case. They were shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi later. Lahore is on lockdown as PML-N supporters march under the leadership of Nawaz’s brother Shahbaz Sharif.
PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif urged Pakistan nationals to vote for PML-N candidates at the July 25 vote. He said that Sharif had left his ailing wife back in London and returned to Pakistan for the better future of the country. Sharif has been awarded a 10-year sentence by an anti-corruption court in connection with the Panama Papers investigation, while his daughter is facing a 7-year sentence. Over 300 leaders and workers were arrested on Thursday in a crackdown ahead of their arrival. At least 10,000 personnel are deployed across the city on Friday.
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