Motorways and Highways to remain closed on Friday: Sources

Motorways and Highways to remain closed on Friday: Sources
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LAHORE - All national highways and motorway will be closed ahead of former prime minsiter Nawaz Sharif’s arrival from London.

Nawaz Sharif, thrice removed from office, was convicted in a corruption ruling and sentenced to 11 years in prison over his family’s purchase of luxury apartments in London.

Nawaz’s daughter, Maryam, was sentenced to eight years in prison after investigators found her guilty of submitting forged documents, of which her husband Safdar was a witness. He got a one-year jail term and handed himself in on Sunday, NAB said.

The PML-N supremo and his daughter are due on Friday* <link>*evening. They will be arrested on arrival at the Lahore airport.

The National Highways and Motorway Police have been tasked to close key entry and exit routes, including highways and motorway, as authorities beef up security measures.

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