Maryam Nawaz likely to be shifted to Sihala Rest House: Sources

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Maryam Nawaz likely to be shifted to Sihala Rest House: Sources

RAWALPINDI - According to sources, district administration is preparing to move the PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz to Sihala Police Rest House which will be declared sub-jail.

The district administration will reportedly write to the ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) to provide at least three doctors to Maryam Nawaz.

Maryam Nawaz was arrested on July 13 along with her father, the PML-N supreme leader Mian Nawaz Sharif when the duo returned to the country. The arrest was in compliance with July 6 court order against Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (retired) Safdar.

The PML-N supreme leader was awarded 10 years in prison, while his daughter Maryam and her spouse Capt. Safdar were handed seven years’ and one year’s prison term, respectively.

Judge Muhammad Bashir ordered forfeiture of their properties in the Avenfield Apartments and Park Lane of London. He imposed a fine of £8 million (approximately Rs1,292m) on the former premier and £2 million (approximately Rs323m) on his daughter.

Besides, three convicts were awarded an additional one-year imprisonment, which will run concurrently for not cooperating with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).