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Sharif, daughter Maryam given B Class facilities owing to their social status in Pakistan jail

Prime News, International (Rawalpindi), July 14:- Graft accused Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, who were arrested and lodged in jail soon after their arrival back home from London on Friday, have been given B Class facilities owing to their social status.

The two VVIPs spent their first night in the high-security Adiala Central Jail where they were also given B class facilities.

The News quoted a senior Pakistani official as saying that both Nawaz and his daughter Maryam have been given B class facilities in the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi due to their social status.

According to a notification issued by the Islamabad administration, they have declared a rest house at the Sihala Police Training College in the capital as a sub-jail to keep the two political figures with immediate effect and until further orders.

However, Geo News quoting sources reported that authorities have decided to keep them at the Adiala Jail for now.

A team of doctors, in the presence of Islamabad magistrate and senior police officials at Adiala jail, also conducted the medical examination of Sharif and his daughter Maryam and declared them fit.

The A and B class prisoners are not assigned any hard labour but are usually tasked to educate the others. The News reported that the B class prisoners are provided with a cot, chair, sanitary items and other items they might use. It said that the expenses of such facilities are borne by ‘A’ and ‘B’ class prisoners if they have a permission from the jail department. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

 

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