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Nawaz, daughter to be arrested at Abu Dhabi airport today

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Pakistan's former and his daughter will be arrested at in (UAE) today morning.

Nawaz and his daughter, who are convicted in Avenfield reference case, will stay at the for seven hours and will reach at 6.15pm (2.15 UK time), the sources said.

All arrangements have been made to arrest the three-time and his daughter by the (NAB) team.

The father-daughter duo, who were in to meet Nawaz's ailing wife Begum Kulsoom, left for on Thursday.

According to sources, the NAB team will board the plane with the permission of authorities and will take Nawaz and under their custody.

A 16-member team of NAB, including two women officers, has been formed under the headship of to arrest them.

NAB sources in said that both the convicted would be kept at for a day before being transferred to the notorious

Meanwhile, before leaving for London's Heathrow Airport, Nawaz told that "this is the worst situation which has never been observed even in the Martial Law era."

On July 6, Nawaz was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment, and a fine of eight million pounds was slapped on him in the Avenfield Reference case.

The case pertains to the purchase of Avenfield apartments through offshore companies, the beneficial owner of which was

Maryam was sentenced to seven years of jail and fined two million pounds, by the

Earlier in April, Pakistan's disqualified Nawaz from contesting elections for the rest of his life because of his corruption cases as revealed in the Panama Papers.

Sharif had resigned in July after the apex court's ruling.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 06:48 IST