Nawaz, Maryam meet legal team in Adiala Jail

Nawaz, Maryam meet legal team in Adiala Jail

*ISLAMABAD: Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz met the team of their legal counsels at Adiala jail today (Saturday). *

The legal team comprising Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Haris and Maryam’s lawyer Amjad Pervaiz met their clients Nawaz, Maryam and Captain (retd) Safdar Awan at the Adiala jail.

According to sources, key legal matters were discussed during the meeting.

On Thursday, the meeting between the lawyers and the father-daughter duo was cancelled by authorities at Adiala jail.

However, the meeting of convicts was arranged on the very day with 17 members of Sharif family and 23 leaders of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) including Asif Kirmani, Javed Hashmi, Pervaiz Rasheed and Ayaz Sadiq.

An accountability court, in Avenfield corruption reference, awarded 10 years prison term to the PML-N supreme leader, 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.