Maryam Nawaz speaks to reporters outside an accountability court in Islamabad on Friday. Associated Press
She had been given a questionnaire based on six questions, which she was due to answer. As she did not show, the NAB team went to the Kot Lakhpat Jail and arrested her from there.
The judge claimed in the affidavit that he was offered bribes and threatened with dire consequences by the PML-N representatives initially to force him into issuing verdicts in favour of Nawaz Sharif in the Al Azizia and Flagship Investments references, and later to coerce him into resigning from his office.
Former Pakistani prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday became the latest opposition figure to be targeted under the government of his successor Imran Khan.
The government said its goal to increase the number of medical students by 4,000 over the next 10 years was necessary to better prepare for public health crises like the coronavirus pandemic.
The plan, which will enable citywide testing for the first time, is likely to be implemented in two weeks at the earliest, Chief Executive Lam said.
Even as India has maintained comparatively low mortality rates, the disease trajectory varies widely across the country with the burden shifting from cities with relatively robust health systems to rural areas, where resources are scarce or nonexistent.
Kerala state's top elected official Pinarayi Vijayan tweeted that dozens of people were feared trapped and teams from the National Disaster Response Force were on their way to Idukki district's Rajamalai area where the mudslide occurred.