Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar granted five-day parole

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government on Wednesday extended parole of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, Maryam, and son-in-law Captain (retd) Mohammad Safdar by five days.

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According to the Punjab Home Department the period of parole has been extended until 12 am on Monday.

Former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt. (Retd) Muhammad Safdar were released on parole from Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi after Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s demise in a London Hospital on Tuesday.

All three reached Jati Umra residence after they were flown to Lahore in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday, that the funeral prayers for former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will be offered at on Friday at Sharif Medical City in Jati Umra.

An earlier statement by the PML-N spokesperson had also stated that the former first lady’s Rasm-e-Qul will be held in Jati Umra on Sunday, September 16, between Asr and Maghrib prayers.

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