Nawaz Sharif, Former prime minister
Nawaz Sharif, Former prime minister

Nawaz Sharif directs PML-N leaders to protest against NAB

ANI | Updated: Jun 27, 2018 09:42 IST

London [United Kingdom], June 27 (ANI): Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif ordered Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders to adopt a strict strategy following the arrests of party candidates by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
Nawaz gave directions to the party leaders over the phone from London, Geo News reported.
Nawaz also asked the party leaders to protest against the arrest of PML-N candidate Qamarul Islam.
The former PM said the NAB will continue to take action against his party ahead of elections.
He also discussed the future strategy regarding the arrest of party candidates.
On Monday, NAB Lahore arrested PML-N candidate from NA-59 Rawalpindi-III, Engineer Qamarul Islam, in connection with Punjab Saaf Pani Company corruption case. Islam is contesting the election against former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.
Islam, who has served as the chairman of the Punjab Saaf Pani Company, is accused of awarding contracts for 84 water treatment plants at a higher price. (ANI)