Protesters attack Sharifs' Avenfield flats in London

Protesters attack Sharifs' Avenfield flats in London

"The government will implement accountability court's order in letter and spirit and arrest Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz on their arrival at Lahore airport", Law Minister Ali Zafar told reporters.

Khan also used the venue to criticize former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who was sentenced last week in absentia by an anti-graft tribunal to 10 years in prison over purchases of luxury apartments in London.

Nearly a year ago Nawaz Sharif was disqualified as the Prime Minister of Pakistan and now a year after he is being jailed along with his daughter and son in law.

After reaching the election office of PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi, Safdar Awan was officially arrested and shifted into the vehicle of NAB team.

Far away in Dubai, one baker celebrated the occasion with a Nawaz Sharif behind the bar cake!

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A NAB official said taking both the convicts to Islamabad from the Lahore airport by road may require "elaborate security arrangements".

They are likely to be arrested upon arrival at the Lahore airport.

A video circulating on the social media show angry protesters raising slogans and attacking a member of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N), Ejaz Gull, by throwing a shopping cart at him.

Last week, in a verdict which will echo across the political landscape of the country for decades, the accountability court hearing the Avenfield reference sentenced Nawaz to 10-years imprisonment and Maryam to seven years.

Safdar, who was formally arrested on Sunday, was sent to prison in the garrison city of Rawalpindi on Monday. Strict security measures were also in place outside the complex, Geo TV reported. With 3000 people around PML-N leader's auto, Safdar reached Hanif Abbasi's election office where the NAB team officially arrested him.

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