Nawaz complains for not being allowed to offer prayers in jail mosque



ISLAMABAD, Aug. 15 (TNS): Nawaz Sharif who is imprisoned at the Adiala Jail said he is not allowed to offer prayers in jail mosque.

Nawaz Sharif appeared before an accountability court here on Wednesday as it resumed hearing of two remaining corruption references against him and his family.

In an informal conversation with reporters after the hearing, Nawaz while answering a question if he was in solitary confinement, smiled and said this could be considered the case. The former prime minister, when asked if he was allowed to pray in the mosque, said he was not permitted to do so and offered his prayers in the jail cell.

According to Nawaz Sharif, he would only see Maryam during meetings with visitors. He also informed reporters that his health was fine.