Former Pakistani Prime Minister Released From Prison 2 Months Into 10-Year Sentence

Pakistani supporters of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif carry posters and banners outside the high court building in Islamabad on Wednesday,as they celebrate his release from prison. Sharif is appealing the conviction, which followed a major corruption scandal.

Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to prison after a corruption scandal. Now he, his daughter and his son-in-law are out on bail after a high court suspended their sentences, as they appeal their cases.

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Source: NPR