Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's party concedes receiving funds from Osama bin Laden, claims PTI leader
Sharif, who has been the prime minister of Pakistan for three non-consecutive terms, has been accused time and again of taking money from slain terrorist Osama bin Laden to fund jihad in Kashmir.
The 69-year-old former Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, is serving his term at the Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore.
The protesters pelted police and rangers with stones when they fired tear gas on them.
Sharif, who is in London to tend to his ailing wife Kulsoom, is expected to return to Pakistan tomorrow, days after being sentenced to 11 years in prison by an anti-corruption court.
Authorities in Pakistan have launched a massive crackdown on the PML-N activists ahead of the arrival of its supreme leader Nawaz Sharif in Lahore from London, arresting over 300 workers.
He was ousted from his third term as prime minister by the Supreme Court last year following a corruption investigation and banned from politics for life.
Sharif and some of his family members are facing charges relating to their ownership of properties in London in connection with the Panama Papers scandal.
The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) has threatened to reject the findings of a joint investigation team probing the Panama papers case against Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's family.