Junaid Safdar, Zakariya Hussain Arrested by London Police


Maryam Nawaz’s son Junaid Safdar and Hussain Nawaz’s son Zikriya Hussain were arrested by London police on Thursday for thrashing mob protesting against Sharif family.

As per the details, the clash took place outside the Avenfield flats where Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz were staying with their family.

The clash happened when the demonstrators were protesting and Maryam Nawaz’s son Junaid Safdar punched a protester. The police took Junaid Safdar into custody and shifted him to the Charing Cross police station.

The young protestor was injured and shifted to hospital. Hussain Nawaz’s son Zikriya Hussain was also arrested.

Earlier on Thursday, enraged mob was protesting against Nawaz Sharif and the protesters chanted slogans against him calling him the thief. They even blocked the road.

Later, Maryam Nawaz tweeted about the incident, she said,”PTI workers stationed outside London flat shouted every time they saw Junaid”.

“Anyone would have reacted,” she added.

Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have now departed London and will arrive today to face the imprisonment being given by accountability court in Avenfield reference case.

Lahore’s local government had also increased the security and placed containers in different areas to restrict the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supporters from welcoming Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz.

According to security plan, as many as 22 officials of the National Accountability Bureau and 100 Elite Commandos will be deputed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport.

The arrangements are being made to shift the convicts arriving from London to Adiala jail through helicopter have been completed. A letter has also been dispatched to accountability court judge Muhammad Bashir to reach Adiala jail on July 13.

On Friday, Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain Safdar were convicted and sentenced to prison for ten years, seven years and one year respectively in Avenfield Reference case verdict.

They are even fined of 8 million pounds, or $10.6 million, came almost a year after Supreme Court removed Sharif from office and less than five months after the court barred him from holding office for life.

The Avenfield case occurred from the Panama Papers leak that disclosed expensive and undeclared property owned by the Sharif family in London.


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