Pak ex-PM Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam arrested in Lahore

Lahore, August 8

Maryam Nawaz, Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter, was arrested here on Thursday in a money-laundering case while she was visiting her jailed father, official said.

The National Accountability Court arrested the 45-year-old vice-president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party from the Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore.

“We have arrested Maryam Nawaz in the Chaudhry sugar Mills case as she was is facing money-laundering and income beyond means charges,” a National Accountability Bureau official said.

She has been taken to the NAB headquarters in Lahore, the official added. PTI