It is getting tense in Lahore of Pakistan as the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on his way to city to court arrest.
The city is said to be on a lockdown as Nawaz Sharif is to return from London.
On arrival, he and his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif are likely to be arrested.
Sharif has been awarded a 10-year sentence by an anti-corruption court in connection with the Panama Papers investigation.
The Sharif’s daughter Maryam too is facing a 7-year sentence.
They are likely to land in Lahore after which they will be taken to Islamabad most probably in a helicopter.
Ahead of the July 25 general elections in the country, Sharif’s party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has said they will march to the airport in defiance of a ban on all public rallies.
Over 300 leaders and workers were arrested on Thursday in a crackdown ahead of their arrival. At least 10,000 personnel are deployed across the city today.>