Nawaz Sharif has to clean his ward according to law – IG Prisons Explains
The Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been asked to maintain his room to serve out seven-year harsh imprisonment handed down to him.
According to the report from Inspector General Prisons Punjab ShahidSaleemBaig, the case of Nawaz Sharif is a sensitive one and he cannot come out from jail.
He told that former prime minister has been made responsible to clean his room in KotLakhpat Jail as a means to meet the requirement of imprisonment.
Facilities for Nawaz in the Jail:
Nawaz Sharif has been punished for a seven-year jail term in Lahore’s KotLakhpat jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case.
Being a former prime minister, Nawaz he is allowed to have better facilities. He has the facility of TV, Newspaper and two helpers in jail. He also has the privilege to get home-cooked food.
Government is not allowing the provision of facilities:
However, Punjab’s Inspector General said that the government decided to not provide such facilities to Nawaz.
He would have to maintain his room on his own, Baig also said that any issue related to Nawaz Sharif in jail could bring a bad name to Pakistan.
Maryam Nawaz visiting her father:
Nawaz’s daughter Maryam Nawaz frequently visits him. Recently she visited and was satisfied with Nawaz’s fine health and high spirits. She also thanked everyone for prayers, unflinching support and good wishes.
Cases against Nawaz Sharif:
An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on 24th December sentenced the former prime minister to seven years in jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case.
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The Al-Azizia Steel Mill case was about setting up steel mills in Saudi Arabia with corruption money.
Three cases; Avenfield properties case, Flagship investment case, and Al-Azizia steel mills case were launched against the Nawaz Sharif.
A petition filed by Nawaz Sharif:
He also filed a petition against his imprisonment and asked the Islamabad high court to terminate his punishment.
But, Islamabad High court had canceled the imprisonment of Nawaz Sharif in Avenfield Apartments case.