Nawaz Sharif shifted to Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore

By M Zulqernain
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    Lahore, Dec 25 (PTI) Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted to the Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore amid tight security on Tuesday, a day after an anti-corruption court sentenced him to seven years in prison in a graft case linked to the high-profile Panama Papers scandal.
    Sharif, 69, was sentenced to seven years of rigorous imprisonment in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case but was acquitted in the Flagship Investments case by the Accountability Court in Islamabad on Monday.
    The three-time former prime minister, who was taken into custody by police following the court judgement, was taken to Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi on Monday.
    Upon reaching Adiala jail, jail doctors carried out a medical examination of the PML-N leader and found him physically fit.
    On Tuesday morning, Sharif was taken to Nur Khan Air Base amid tight security. Sharif

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