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Jail Administration Cancels Lawyers’ Meeting With Nawaz

Rawalpindi (July 19, 2018): Authorities of the Adiala Jail has cancelled a pre-arranged meeting between the lawyers and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam today.

Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Haris and Maryam’s lawyer Amjad Pervaiz were scheduled to meet with their clients at 11am today. Upon arriving at the jail, however, they were notified via a phone call that their meeting has been cancelled, Advocate Pervaiz told.

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The lawyers were told by the jail authorities that they would be informed of a new time for the meeting later.

On the other hand, a list of visitors to meet Nawaz and his daughter Maryam in Adiala jail was readied today, the prison administration said, as members of the former ruling party began arriving at the jail to meet their imprisoned leaders.

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On the prisoners meeting day, 17 members of the Sharif family and 23 members of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz are named in the visitors’ list for Nawaz and Maryam, said the prison officials.

Among the PML-N leaders to meet the imprisoned father-daughter duo are Asif Kirmani, Javed Hashmi, Pervaiz Rasheed, Ayaz Sadiq, Marriyum Aurengzeb and former governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Maryam’s son Junaid Safdar, PML-N Chairman Senator Zafarul Haq, and Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair also reached Adiala jail earlier today for the meeting.

Security of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Increased In Adyala Jail

Earlier on July  17, security of Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz was increased in Adyala Jail.

According to the sources, 6 personnel have been deployed at the security of Nawaz Sharif, while woman deputy superintendent along with 6 women personnel have been placed at the security of Maryam Nawaz.

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Sources claimed that duo of father and daughter has been informed to be vigilant.

Sources have also revealed that the Jail superintendent will inspect the meal and the water provided to Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz by himself.

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Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to a total of 11 years in prison and slapped a £8 million fine while his daughter Maryam was sentenced to eight years with a £2 million fine in the Avenfield corruption reference by an accountability court earlier this month.

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