People attend funeral of Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of Pakistani jailed former minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. The funeral prayers for Kulsoom Nawaz has been offered by his sons Hassan Hussain Nawaz, grandsons, immediate family members and party workers, supporters and public in general.at Regent Park Mosque.
The three were released from the Adiala Jail on parole, hours after Sharif's ailing wife Kulsoom, passed away at a hospital in London on Tuesday.
The Sharif family has reportedly refused to get any assistance from the Pakistan High Commission in London in the matter of repatriation of the deceased's body.
The visitors condoled the death of Begum Kulsoom with Hamza Shehbaz Sharif and Salman Shehbaz at the open area and no one was allowed to meet Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar - who were being kept at a place in the farmhouse where mainly their relatives were allowed to meet them.
Former first lady's funeral congregation will be held in Sharif medical city where the arrangements are being done to bid farewell to her.
The body has been shifted to Jati Umra Lahore residence of the Sharif family for burial, Pakistan's Geo TV reported.
Kulsoom was diagnosed with lymphoma previous year, barely a month after Nawaz was removed from office by the Supreme Court, which ordered him to face trial in an anti-corruption court.
Shahbaz Sharif reach Regent Park Mosque to offer funeral prayers of Kulsoom Nawaz.
The three-time Premier, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar, now serving prison terms on corruption charges, were granted parole by the Punjab government to attend Begum Kulsoom's funeral. The family is now meeting people in Jati Umra, who have come to pay homage to Begum Kulsoom.
Meanwhile, Pakistan's Punjab home department has issued a notification announcing an extension in the parole already awarded to Nawaz Sharif for additional five days - September 12 (4pm) to September 17 (4pm). They chanted slogans of "we salute to the mother of democracy".
"Hasan and Hussain will not return as they will attend the funeral prayer of their mother in London on Thursday", a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader said.