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Pakistan’s disgraced ex-PM Nawaz Sharif returns home from London

Sharif has been embroiled in corruption cases stemming from documents leaked from a Panama law firm. The 67-year-old Sharif often visits London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment

By: AP | Islamabad | Published: November 3, 2017 9:31:39 am
Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan ex-PM, Nawaz Sharif Returns London, Pakistan News, Latest Pakistan News, Indian Express, Indian Express News This photo released by the Pakistan Muslim League, the political party of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, shows Sharif, center, as he arrives to Punjab house, a PML party residence, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Thursday, November 2, 2017. (AP) 

Pakistan’s disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has returned home from London to face trial in corruption cases. Sharif was received by senior Cabinet ministers from his ruling Pakistan Muslim League party and was taken to a government guest house after his arrival at the Islamabad airport Thursday.

Sharif’s political future has been in doubt since July, when the Supreme Court disqualified him from office over corruption charges. He was indicted last month and has entered a not guilty plea through his lawyer. Sharif has been embroiled in corruption cases stemming from documents leaked from a Panama law firm. The 67-year-old Sharif often visits London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment.

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