Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar released from Adiala jail

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Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Muhammad Safdar have been released from Adiala jail after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) suspended their sentences in the Avenfield reference.

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) had ordered the release of Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law after suspending their prison sentences for corruption pending an appeal hearing.

Former Punjab CM and PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif had reached Adiala jail to take his brother and party supremo with him.

They are being taken to Noor Khan Airbase amid stringent security from where they will leave for Lahore via a special plane.