The Express Tribune: PML-N protest outside NA continues today

Supporters of opposition party Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) shout slogans against the arrest of opposition leader Shahbaz Shrarif, in Karachi on Oct. 6, 2018. (AFP)
Updated 11 October 2018
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The Express Tribune: PML-N protest outside NA continues today

October 11: The Express Tribune report by Rameez Khan states that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) plans to go ahead with its protest today (Thursday) outside the National Assembly against the arrest of its president, Shehbaz Sharif, even after the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government accepted both of its demands. The PML-N had given a protest call on Tuesday when its deadline for summoning the National Assembly and Punjab Assembly sessions and issuing a production order for Shehbaz Sharif had expired.

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The Washington Times: Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician

Updated 12 December 2018
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The Washington Times: Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician

December 11 – The Washington Times states that Pakistan’s anti-graft body says it has arrested a senior politician from former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s party over links to a multimillion-dollar housing scam. The National Accountability Bureau says Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother, who is also accused in the case, were arrested in Lahore after a court refused to extend their bail. Both are members of Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League.

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