Pakistani anti-corruption body arrests son-in-law of ousted PM Sharif

By Drazen Jorgic and Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD/KARACHI, Oct 9 : The son-in-law of ousted Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif was arrested at Islamabad airport on Monday by Pakistan’s anti-corruption body on his return from London, officials said, a rare instance of a powerful Pakistani politician being detained. Muhammad Safdar, a lawmaker married to Sharif’s daughter […]

Pakistan’s Supreme Court weighs dismissal of PM Nawaz Sharif over corruption report

By Drazen Jorgic ISLAMABAD, Jul 21 : Pakistan’s Supreme Court today finished hearing arguments on a scathing corruption report into the family wealth of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and will begin deliberating whether to disqualify the premier. The court is expected to make a decision in a week or two, with analysts split on whether […]