LAHORE: Former premier, who will surrender himself to jail authorities today, has decided to arrive at jail in form of rally.
Nawaz Sharif will leave Jati Umra after Iftar. Maryam Nawaz, who will be accompanying his father, will lead the rally.
There would be 10 camps to show solidarity with Nawaz Sharif who will be travelling through Jati Umra, Ada plot, Ring Road to Kot Lakhpat Jail.
Before his departure to jail, the elder Sharif will visit graveyard to pray for his father, wife and brother.
The leader of PML-N Asif Karmani expressed that health condition of Nawaz Sharif is not good and treatment is underway and different test were conducted during parole period. He said the treatment of Nawaz is not possible in Pakistan.
Maryam Nawaz wrote on Twitter that it is difficult to go with your beloved father in the jail but she will go because the purpose is great.
On the other hand the jail authorities said receiving time of prisoners is till 6 o clock and after that no prisoner can enter in jail.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan had rejected a petition filed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for an extension in the bail granted to him on medical grounds in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption reference.
The six-week bail earlier granted by the apex court to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo expires on May 7.
The court, in its short order, also rejected a related plea seeking permission for Nawaz’s treatment in the United Kingdom.