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Jail authorities finally allow medical checkup for Nawaz

SAMAA | - Posted: Jan 12, 2019 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
Posted: Jan 12, 2019 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
Jail authorities finally allow medical checkup for Nawaz

The permission was granted after PML-N workers' protested outside the jail

Photo: AFP

The authorities at Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail have granted permission to Nawaz Sharif’s doctor to conduct his medical checkup, SAMAA TV reported Saturday.

According to Maryam Nawaz, his father may be suffering from angina as his arm is in pain.

In a tweet on Friday, Maryam said that Sharif’s doctor was not being granted permission to see the former prime minister.

Sharif’s doctor, Dr Adnan, was not satisfied with his treatment in the prison and requested the authorities on January 8 to allow him to conduct a medical checkup.

Related story: Nawaz might have angina but the jail authorities won’t let the doctors see him, says Maryam Nawaz

On Saturday morning, a large number of PML-N workers reached the jail and protested against the jail authorities. The protest ended after the prison officials allowed Dr Adnan to see Nawaz Sharif.

Ahsan Iqbal, a close confidante of Sharif, also joined the protesting workers outside the jail. He said that the government was intentionally denying health facilities to Nawaz and Shehbaz.

“The prime minister will be held responsible if anything happens to Nawaz Sharif,” Iqbal warned.

Related story: Nawaz’s doctor not satisfied with his medical condition in jail

Musaddik Malik, another PML-N leader, said that the workers were not asking the jail authorities to shift Sharif to the hospital. His checkup could be conducted inside the prison.

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sent to Kot Lakhpat jail on December 25 after an accountability court sentenced him to seven years in jail in the Al Azizia corruption reference on December 24.

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      arfan aslam khan  January 13, 2019 8:50 pm/ Reply

    This thieve have been declared fit as a BULL and now all his mafia gangs including cunning his daughter should keep their mouth shut,but now they will think of something else to MOAN about.It is about time to shut their mouth for wasting time and money.Poor babys arm was hurting he and his gang moaning as if he is suffering from heart attack.

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