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Adiala Jail employee says he’s getting death threats for ‘exposing’ corruption

LAHORE: An employee of Adiala Jail, who unearthed corruption of the jail administration, says he is being given death threats for coming out as a whistle-blower, ARY News reported. Javed Iqbal, who is a senior clerk in the jail, claimed through a video message that he had pointed out corrupt practices within the jail and now proofs of all wrongdoings were being erased. He said family was being threatened with abduction and some elements were trying to frame him in false cases. He appealed the chief justice of…

Adiala Jail’s grocery items for prisoners being sold in market, claims official

RAWALPINDI: Unearthing theft of jail’s grocery items, a senior official of Central Jail Adiala has approached the city police complaining that edible items of the prison are being sold in a nearby market. Javaid Iqbal, who is a senior clerk in the Jail, wrote in his complaint that he spotted a van loaded with rice, ghee and other items at Gate No.5 of Adiala jail couple of days ago at night leaving out of the jail premises. He said his statement could be corroborated through CCTV cameras installed at the specified gate…

Adiala jail superintendent suspended for allowing Abbasi-Nawaz meeting

LAHORE: Punjab government on Tuesday suspended Adiala jail superintendent Saeed Gondal for allowing incarcerated PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi to meet his party's supreme leader Mian Nawaz Sharif in the prison, ARY News reported. According to details, Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar, after receiving an inquiry report, approved suspension of Adiala jail superintendent and four other officers including deputy superintendent Farrukh Ijaz, assistant superintendent Sajid Ali, wardens Muhammad Imtiaz and Muhammad Arshad.…

Hanif Abbasi shifted to Attock jail after Adiala photo leak

RAWALPINDI: Incarcerated Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi was shifted to the Attock jail on Saturday morning after a photo of him with former premier Nawaz Sharif in the Adiala jail surfaced in the national and social media.  Abbasi, who is serving life sentence awarded to him in the ephedrine quota case, was moved to the Attock jail from Adiala on the directives of the Rawalpindi Region prisons deputy inspector general of police (DIG). In the photo, which went viral on social media, Hanif…

Captain Safdar shifted to hospital for cardiac issues

RAWALPINDI: Convicted in Avenfield case, Captain (retd) Safdar has been shifted to the Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology from Adiala prison, as his health deteriorated on Tuesday morning, ARY News reported.  According to sources, he is being shifted to the hospital owing to cardiac problem. Former premeir Nawaz Sharif's son-in-law is undergoing electrocardiography (ECG) and his other medical tests are also being conducted at the hospital, as per the sources. On late Monday night, Safdar's health condition deteriorated…

Captain Safdar shifted back to Adiala from Pims

RAWALPINDI: Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar was shifted back to Adiala jail from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) on Tuesday. Former premier Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law was moved back to prison amid tight security after he recuperated from his  illness. He was shifted to Pims last week after his health deteriorated in Adiala jail where he along with his father-in-law and wife Maryam Nawaz is serving sentences awarded to them in the Avenfield properties case. A five-member medical board conducted his…

Achakzai, AJK PM barred from meeting Nawaz at Adiala Jail

RAWALPINDI: Azad Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider and leader of Pashtunkhuwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Mehmood Khan Achakzai were barred from meeting Nawaz Sharif at Adiala Jail on Thursday. The jail authorities stopped the two leaders from meeting convicted ex-prime minister at the jail. According to reports, the jail authorities had fixed Thursday for meetings with Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar. Speaking to the media outside the detention facility,…

Day of meeting with convicted Sharifs at Adiala Jail

RAWALPINID: Convicted members of Sharif family in Avenfield case, Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Capt. (Retd) Safdar, will meet their family members, PML-N leaders and legal team on Thursday (today) inside Adiala prison. Mayors of Punjab and senior PML-N leaders are also expected to meet former premier Nawaz Shairf. On account of meet up day with high profile convicts at Adiala jail, the security has been tightened with heavy contingent of police deployed around the premises. Previously, couple of meetings had taken…

Nawaz Sharif moved back to Adiala Jail from Pims hospital

RAWALPINDI: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, jailed earlier this month over graft charges, has been moved back to Adiala jail from Pakistan Institute of Medical Science (PIMS) after medical reports showed him perfectly alright, ARY News reported. Sharif and his daughter were jailed on July 13 after a graft court sentenced them to 10 and seven years respectively over properties in Britain which emerged in the wake of Panama Papers revelations. Reportedly, due to non-compliance with doctor's advice, he was fallen sick…

Nawaz’s health getting better, doctors’ report

RAWALPINDI: The medical condition of former premier Nawaz Sharif is improving according to reports given by the doctors of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) hospital. According to doctors, the reports of most of the tests, conducted yesterday, were normal, however, a team of doctors from cardiac center will again examine Nawaz Sharif today. ECG (electrocardiogram) and all other tests will be conducted again. On July 29, the caretaker Punjab government shifted former premier Nawaz Sharif to the PIMS hospital…