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.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern moved most of New Zealand to the lowest virus alert setting Monday, saying the country was edging towards eliminating Covid-19.
Ten people were killed and up to 25 were feared trapped after a three-storey residential building collapsed before dawn on Monday in western India, officials said.
World leaders will come together, virtually, on Monday to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, as the deadly coronavirus pandemic challenges the effectiveness and solidarity of the 193-member world body.