Maryam and Nawaz
Maryam and Nawaz

Maryam meets Nawaz today for first time since arrest

ANI | Updated: Jul 19, 2018 16:42 IST

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Jul 19 (ANI): Pakistan former prime minister Nawaz Sharif met his daughter Maryam Nawaz today for the first time after being arrested last week in the Avenfield reference case, said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Senator Pervaiz Rasheed.
Rasheed, while addressing the media outside Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, where the Sharifs are locked said that he and other party leaders also met Nawaz, Maryam and Capt (retd) Safdar today, reported Geo News.
He stated that the father-daughter duo met for the first time- a fact which he termed was against jail norms.
On July 13, a team of National Accountability Bureau arrested the father-daughter duo after they returned from London.
Sharif and Maryam were convicted in the Avenfield reference case by the Accountability Court on on July 6.
While Sharif was given ten years of imprisonment and slapped with a fine of eight million pounds, Maryam was awarded eight years in jail and fined two million pounds. Also, Nawaz's son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar was given a one-year sentence without any fine. (ANI)