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Pakistani court grants bail to ailing former PM Sharif

2019-10-25 05:54:27

Pakistani court grants bail to ailing former PM SharifA Pakistani court granted bail on Friday to jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds, a lawyer for Sharif said. Sharif, 69, a three-time prime minister, is serving a seven-year jail sentence after a conviction for corruption last year. “We applied for bail on the grounds that his health conditions were deteriorating and that he needs better treatment,” his lawyer, Azam Nazir Tarar, told Reuters after the ruling.


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