Pakistan: Former PM sentenced to 10 years in jail

  • Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to ten years in jail by a court. Nawaz is facing corruption charges related to four luxury flats in London. However, he denies the wrong doing. Not only Nawaz, his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif and his son Safdar Awan have also been sentenced to seven year and one year jail term respectively. Both Nawaz and his daughter are with Sharif's wife in London, who is receiving treatment for cancer.

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