LAHORE (Muslim Times) – NAB authorities have decided to arrest former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and hsi daughter Maryam Nawaz after the plane enters Pakistan s airspace.
According to sources, a NAB team will depart for United Arab Emirates tomorrow where the PML-N supremo and his daughter are due to land for brief stay.
The team will present their arrest warrants to the airport authorities after which they will sit in the plane carrying Nawaz and Maryam.
The convicts will be arrested as soon as the airplane enters Pakistan s airspace. The PML-N supremo and his daughter will be shifted to Attock jail for security reasons.
Earlier, the anti-graft watchdog chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal said that the former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz will be arrested.
The NAB chairman said that the arrest of Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz, who were convicted in Avenfield reference, will be ensured according to the law.
Justice (r) Javed Iqbal said that strict action would be taken against those found creating hurdles in their arrest.
On the other hand, an application has also been submitted against former information minister Marriyum Aurangzeb.
The application submitted by the staff stated that the former minister misused her authorities.
It further stated that Aurangzeb made properties with corruption, while PML-N media cell members were also appointed in the information department.
On Wednesday, the plan to arrest former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz had been finalized.
As many as 22 officials of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and 100 Elite Commandos will be deputed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport.
The arrangements for the shifting of the convicts to Adiala jail through helicopter have been completed, while a letter has also been dispatched to accountability court (AC) judge Muhammad Bashir to reach Adiala jail on July 13.
On the other hand, PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz declared the July 13 even bigger than the event of forthcoming general elections.
He appealed whole nation to come out of their houses to give rousing welcome to the former PM.