Maryam Nawaz’s son Junaid Safdar arrested in London
LONDON: The United Kingdom (UK) police on Thursday arrested Maryam Nawaz’s son Junaid and Hussain Nawaz’s son Zikeriya in London.
Junaid Safdar and Zakariya Hussain have been detained for assaulting a protester outside the Avenfield Apartments.
In his defence, Junaid said that protesters had spitted on him and tried to attack him outside their residence.
According to reports, Junaid Safdar was arrested and handcuffed by the police. He was shifted to Charing Cross Police Station for questioning.
The arrest comes shortly former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif left for Heathrow Airport to board a flight for Pakistan.
The father-daughter duo are scheduled to arrive in Lahore on Friday at 6pm to face an imminent arrest.
In a Twitter statement, Maryam confirmed the arrest of her son.