Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shahbaz will be released on parole on Friday (today).
As per the details, both will be released on five-day parole before the funeral of Shahbaz’s mother Begum Shamim Akhtar.
Punjab Home Department said parole is a legal right of Shahbaz and Hamza. Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar had requested the court for the temporary release of Shahbaz and Hamza to the provincial cabinet for approval.
It is pertinent to mention that the dead body of Begum Shamim Akhtar is expected to be brought to Pakistan on Saturday. Funeral prayers are expected to be offered on Saturday at the Sharif Medical City Raiwind.