ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Khan were sentenced to seven years in prison and fined on Saturday by a court that ruled their 2018 marriage violated the law, ARY News reported.

It was the third adverse ruling against the embattled former prime minister this week and comes ahead of national elections on Thursday that he is barred from contesting.

The jailed Khan, 71, has in recent days already been sentenced to 10 years for leaking state secrets and 14 years along with this wife for illegally selling state gifts.

(Reporting by Ariba Shahid and Gibran Peshimam; Editing by William Mallard)

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