Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 11 years, Maryam 8 in Avenfield reference

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to a total of 11 years in prison and slapped a £8 million fine (Rs1.3 billion) in the Avenfield properties reference on Friday while his daughter Maryam was sentenced to eight years with a £2 million fine (Rs335 million). 

The sentences will run concurrently, which means Nawaz will serve 10 years in prison, while Maryam seven. Additionally, Nawaz’s son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar has been given a one year sentence without any fine. 

Accountability Court-I Judge Mohammad Bashir announced the verdict today after several delays since morning. 

Detailed judgement of Avenfield reference case

Detailed judgement of Avenfield reference case

Moreover, Nawaz’s sons Hassan and Hussain who have been absconding in the case were declared as “proclaimed

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