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Former Pakistan strongman, Nawaz Sharif is jailed for seven years and fined $25million for corruption amid crackdown by new PM Imran Khan

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Pakistan’s three-time Prime Minister sent back to jail after a second corruption conviction in 12 months
Nawaz Sharif is jailed for seven years for corruption amid crackdown by new PM Imran Khan
Sharif, 68, has been taken into custody and will be sent to a prison in Lahore
The former Pakistani leader has been sentenced to seven years and fined $25m
Monday’s conviction centred on family businesses in the Middle East
His second conviction stemming from a corruption investigation spurred by the Panama Papers leak, and comes as new Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to tackle endemic corruption in Pakistan
It is the latest conviction in a series of allegations which saw him ousted from power last year
The former leader was jailed in July in a different corruption case but bailed on appeal when the Islamabad High Court suspended his 10-year sentence in Sept

Former Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to seven years in prison for corruption, the latest conviction in a series of allegations which saw him ousted from power last year.
Sharif, a three-time prime minister, has denied all the charges against him and claims he is being targeted by the country’s powerful security establishment.
Monday’s conviction, centred on family businesses in the Middle East, is his second stemming from a corruption investigation spurred by the Panama Papers leak, and comes as new Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to tackle endemic corruption in Pakistan.
After his second corruption within the year, the 68-year-old was taken into custody and will be sent to a prison in Lahore, and was also fined $25million, according to state-run Pakistan Television.

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