Nawaz's son-in-law surfaces in Rawalpindi for court arrest

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A mob attempted to attack the Avenfield property of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family here, British authorities said.

Yesterday former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter, Maryam Nawaz on Sunday evening shared her flight details to return to Pakistan with media persons.

As some of them gained access to the apartment, one protester threw a shopping cart at Aijaz Gul, a member of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) United Kingdom unit.

Maryam, who will return to Pakistan with her father, and her husband Muhammad Safdar also received a 7-year and 1-year sentence respectively.

"Today's verdict shows that these Avenfield apartments were purchased using corruption money", prosecution lawyer Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi told reporters, citing the name of the apartment building in London.

A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court handed Sharif a 11-year jail term on Friday for assets it said Sharif would not have been able to afford with his income, such as luxury flats in London.

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"We have chose to return on Friday (July 13)", Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz announced late on Saturday.

The NAB has already declared that Mr Sharif and Maryam will be arrested upon their arrival at any airport of the country.

She has accused the military establishment and judiciary of targeting the Sharif family in a series of tweets since the verdict, Pakistan's first historic corruption conviction of a top politician.

"Let me make it clear that the law enforcement agencies will arrest Nawaz and Maryam at the airport to implement the court's order", he said.

Pakistan's military, which has ruled the nuclear-armed country for nearly half its history, denies involvement in civilian politics.

Safdar was sentenced to one year of imprisonment on July 6 in the Avenfield case. He denies drawing the monthly salary.

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