Adiala Jail authorities reject Maryam Nawaz request: Sources

Adiala Jail authorities reject Maryam Nawaz request: Sources

ISLAMABAD: Jailed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Maryam Nawaz's request to allow her to teach female inmates has been rejected by Adiala Jail authorities, a lawyer of the Sharif family has said.

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, 68, and his daughter Maryam, 44, are serving jail terms of 10-years and seven years respectively in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, after an accountability court convicted them on July 6 over the family's ownership of four luxury flats in London.

The Sharif family's legal team members -- Amjad Pervaiz, Barrister Saad Hashmi and Zaafir Khan -- yesterday met the detained supremo of PML-N, his daughter and son-in-law after several rounds of deliberations with jail authorities, Dawn reported.

Besides the legal team, Mohammad Aurangzeb, an official of the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), also met Sharif in jail, the paper said.

"Maryam wanted to teach female inmates, but the jail authorities reminded her since she was in solitary confinement she could not meet other prisoners," Pervaiz was quoted as saying by the paper.

"The jail authorities did not even provide her a pen and paper desp