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Avenfield reference decision: Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years in jail, Maryam 7 years

Avenfield reference decision: Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years in jail, Maryam 7 years

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Friday jailed former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Muhammad Safdar for 10, 7 and 1 year respectively.

Announcing verdict judge, Muhammad Bashir ruled that the Avenfield apartments of the Sharif family shall be seized by the federal government.

The judge while awarding 10 years imprisonment to Nawaz Sharif also imposed an eight million pound (Rs1.2billion) fine, while a fine of two million pound (Rs322 million) has been imposed on his daughter Maryam Nawaz .

The court also issued permanent arrest warrants of ex-PM’s sons Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz.

Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar, who were candidates for the forthcoming general elections have been disqualified from contesting elections for 10 years each.

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