BRIEFLY Pak­istan ex-PM Sharif’s daugh­ter ar­rested amid crack­down on al­leged graft

Fiji Sun - - Asia News - AFP

Is­lam­abad: Pak­istani anti-cor­rup­tion of­fi­cials ar­rested Op­po­si­tion leader and daugh­ter of for­mer Pak­istani Prime Min­is­ter Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Thurs­day, one of the most high-pro­file ar­rests in a crack­down on al­leged graft.

Sharif is the lat­est mem­ber of her fam­ily to be tar­geted un­der the govern­ment of Mr Im­ran Khan, who swept to vic­tory last year.

Her fa­ther, Nawaz Sharif, who served as PM three times, was sen­tenced in 2018 to seven years in jail for cor­rup­tion. Her un­cle, for­mer Pun­jab chief min­is­ter Shah­baz Sharif, has also faced in­ves­ti­ga­tion, along with other rel­a­tives.

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