Bail expires: Nawaz returns to Kot Lakhpat jail

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LAHORE: Subsequent to the expiry of six week bail term, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned back to Kot Lakhpat prison with his huge entourage and escort yesterday.

Court had granted six-week bail to Pakistan Muslim League -N leader for getting medical treatment of his own choice from anywhere within country.

Nawaz is facing imprisonment in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption reference.

It must be mentioned here that top notch leadership of PML-N along with uncountable party workers and supporters accompanied Nawaz till the time he reached to the jail following to showering petals of rose on his vehicle.

Minutes before reaching Kot Lakhpath, Nawaz praised his supporters for their love and unwavering support for accompanying him to jail at midnight.

“I have no words to thank you for the incredible way in you welcomed and accompanied me,” he said.

“God willing, this dark night of tyranny will be over. I have no doubt about this”, Nawaz added.

Nawaz’s daughter Maryam, nephew Hamza Shehbaz, Talal Chaudhry, former Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair and other party leaders were also present.