Punjab government has granted parole extension to Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, and Captain Retd. Safdar till 17 September 4 pm.
A notification was issued by Punjab Home Department on Thursday night regarding the parole extension of the three. The imprisoned Sharif family members were released from Adiala Jail in order to attend Begum Kulsoom’s funeral.
Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Capt. Safdar were released on a 12-hour parole on Tuesday, hours after Begum Kulsoom passed away at a hospital in London.
However, On Wednesday, Punjab government decided for parole extension by four days until 12 am on Monday.
Their parole extension has now been prolonged till Monday 4 pm, the notification read.
Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Capt. Retd Safdar had been sentenced to jail by an accountability court weeks before the July 25 polls in the Avenfield property reference.
Former first lady of Pakistan, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz passed away on Tuesday after an over-a-year-long battle with lymphoma (throat cancer).
Her funeral prayers will be held at Sharif Medical City in Lahore’s Jati Umra neighborhood at 5 pm.
The former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will be laid to rest in Jati Umra.