Pakistan’s Former Prime Minister Found Guilty of Corruption

Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years in prison, in a case that will likely affect the country’s electioz

Pakistan’s Former Prime Minister Found Guilty of CorruptionISLAMABAD, Pakistan—A Pakistani court found former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif guilty of corruption in a verdict that will likely affect the country’s election, in which his party is a strong contender.

Mr. Sharif, who was prime minister until last year, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay a fine of £8 million ($10.6 million), while his daughter and political heir, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, was sentenced to seven years and ordered to pay a £2 million fine, the judgment said.

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