Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz allotted B Category in Adiala Jail
ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been allotted a ‘B’ class category in prison and it has been decided to keep his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, in Adiala Jail and not shift her to Sihala rest house, sources told *Geo News *on Saturday.
The former premier and his daughter, who were convicted in the Avenfield Apartments reference, were arrested Friday night upon their arrival in Lahore and were subsequently taken to Islamabad in a chartered flight.
According to sources, the plan regarding Nawaz and Maryam’s stay at jail was amended thrice after which it was decided to allot the former premier a ‘B’ class jail which has facilities such as a 21-inch television, newspapers, a bed and fan.
It was also decided to keep Maryam in Adiala Jail and not in Sihala rest house as suggested earlier, sources said.
A notification issued by the Islamabad administration shortly after Nawaz and Maryam were taken to Adiala Jial had declared the rest house at the Sihala Police Training College in the capital as a sub-jail to keep the two figures, with immediate effect and until further orders.
Sources then said that only Maryam would be moved to the rest house. However, later sources claimed that the authorities have decided to keep the two at Adiala Jail for now.
Maryam is being kept at the women’s cell in Adiala Jail, the sources said.
Last night, police officials at Adiala Jail conducted the medical examination of Nawaz and Maryam and declared them fit.