In the lion’s den

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Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam after their plane arrived in Lahore on July 13. Photograph released by the PML(N). Photo: AFP

Supporters of the PML(N) marching towards the airport to welcome Nawaz Sharif and Maryam in Lahore. Photo: MOHSIN RAZA/REUTERS

Imran Khan presenting his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party’s manifesto at a press conference in Islamabad on July 9. Photo: Anjum Naveed/AP

By returning to Pakistan, where he was arrested as soon as his plane landed in Lahore, Nawaz Sharif is expected to make a crucial difference to the fortunes of his party in the July 25 parliamentary election.
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