A Pakistani court has sentenced the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for corruption to seven years in prison. This was confirmed by representatives of the authorities on Monday. It was the unexplained financing of a steel plant in Saudi Arabia.
In a second case, Sharif was acquitted. Sharif will be immediately taken into custody, said a court representative journalists on the ground.
thousands of supporters of Sharif and his party Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) had delivered before the Verdict around the court building, clashes with the police.
The Ex-Premier was convicted in July in the absence of ten years in prison for corruption. The financing of expensive flats in London. A week later, he was arrested after his return from London at the airport in Lahore. In mid-September he had been released from prison after a court had ordered in the capital Islamabad for his release. It was in July of judgment against Sharif.
rolling the affair in the previous year had come, after opposition politicians had accused Sharif and some of his Relatives to state funds and laundered embezzled. The opposition politicians based their allegations on documents that appeared fraud in 2016 in the Wake of the Panama-Papers-revelations of alleged tax.