Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz were recently convicted under the Avenfield Reference as they faced corruption charges.
After the conviction Nawaz announced he would return to Pakistan on 13th July, 2018.
Amidst the return of the PML-N leader and three times Prime Minister of Pakistan to Lahore, life has stood still.
Traffic updates from Google and the continuous news through social media are the only ways Lahoris have managed to be aware. The entire city has been locked down and even mobile networks are shut down completely.