Nawaz Sharif, family reach Lahore home after court reprieve

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were brought to their home turf, Lahore, in a special plane after their release from prison in Islamabad, hours after the Islamabad High Court suspended their sentences in a major corruption case.

A large number of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party supporters, including women workers, gathered outside the Haj Terminal to welcome them.

Subsequently, the Sharif family was escorted to their Jati Umra residence located in the outskirts of Lahore. A large number of PML-N workers were also present at Jati Umra to greet the the former prime minister, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar.  PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif said Today truth prevailed and the  court’s decision has vindicated his elder brother.

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