Shehbaz Sharif, the deceased's brother-in-law and president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), along with Begum Kulsoom's daughter Asma, grandson Zayd Hussain Sharif (Hussain Nawaz's son), and 11 other family members accompanied the body. The former CM himself drafted the parole plea to seek five days release of the three prisoners but it was allowed for 12 hours as per rules. The restricted area however has not been declared a sub-jail by the Home Department. "In case of a delay in Begum Kulsoom's funeral, the parole will be further extended", the spokesperson added. She was suffering from cancer.
The Punjab government on Wednesday extended parole of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, Maryam, and son-in-law Captain (retd) Mohammad Safdar by four days, according to the Punjab Home Department.
Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will reportedly be laid to rest at Jati Umrah.
Her body has been moved to a mortuary near the Regent Park mosque.
Security has also been tightened around their residence and traffic wardens have been deployed to ensure the smooth flow of traffic.Meanwhile, Shahbaz Sharif Wednesday left for London to bring back the body of his sister-in-law.