RAWALPINDI: Achakzai had reached the jail along with Senator Usman Kakar to meet the deposed premier earlier today, however, they were both denied permission. The AJK PM was also not allowed to meet Nawaz despite Thursday being the allocated day for visitors at the jail. 

Prime Minster of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Raja Muhammad Farooq  and PkMAP’s chief Mehmood Khan Achakzai were not allowed to meet the incarcerated supremo of PML-N in there designated meeting times at Adiala Jail on Thursday, today.

“I have been in Islamabad for the past two weeks and have been denied permission to meet Nawaz each time I have tried.”

“This is no way to treat a three-time prime minister,” said the PkMAP leader.

“The Constitution grants permission to inmates to meet everyone,” Achakzai added in defense of the jailed Nawaz serving a sentence of approximately 11 years over corruption charges.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif is en route to the jail to meet Nawaz, sources said.