Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam arrested in Lahore; supporters protest


Lahore/Islamabad: In an unprecedented scenario, thousands of supports and PML-N workers stepped out on streets showing solidarity as Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz surrendered to authorities in Lahore on Friday night.

The Etihad flight the supremo of the Pakistan Muslim League and his daughter landed at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal Airport at 9:15 IST, nearly three hours late from the scheduled arrival.

The father-daughter duo surrendered to a team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) – the country’s anti-graft body. The duo’s passports were seized by a three-member FIA team, and both were permitted to meet Begum Shamim Akhtar, Sharif’s mother, in the airport lounge.

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