Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam arrested in Lahore


The daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been arrested in Lahore while attempting to visit her father in prison.

According to the spokesperson of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, Maryam was arrested along with her cousin Yousaf Abbas on Thursday in connection with the "Chaudhry Sugar Mills case".

The National Accountability Bureau, the federal anti-corruption force, confirmed the arrests.

"They have been arrested but where they will be kept will be decided by our headquarters in Islamabad," a spokesman for the NAB in Lahore told Reuters.

Nawaz Sharif is currently serving a prison term on charges of corruption.

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