Nawaz Sharif, Maryam arrested in Lahore, thousands of supporters gather to welcome duo | UPDATES

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Rain and cloudy sky will greet Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Sharif when their flight touches down at the Lahore International Airport. Sharifs are then expected to be brought to Rawalpindi. Police barricades and containers have been placed at various places in Lahore. Geo TV reported that mobile and internet services were also blocked.

Pakistan’s National Accountability Bureau has arranged for two helicopters which will be used to shift Nawaz and Maryam Sharif to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi as soon as they land.

NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has warned that strict action will be taken against anyone who obstructs the arrest of the PML-N leaders, GEO TV reported. Stay with our LIVE blog for the latest unfolding in Lahore and across Pakistan.

Updated: July 13, 2018 — 12:02 pm