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Doctors decide to put Zardari under observation for few more days

Doctors decide to put Zardari under observation for few more days
December 16, 2019
KARACHI (92 News) – The doctors have decided on Sunday to put former president Asif Ali Zardari under observation for a few more days in the hospital as there are reports of improvement in the health condition of former president. According to the reports, Zardari is feeling better after rest at home after a long time. The doctors have conducted some necessary tests of Zardari, who has been undergoing medical treatment at a private hospital. Doctors have examined him again today and likely to continue the former president’s treatment for the next few days as he will undergo a range of tests about his cardiac ailment. A team of doctors headed by Dr Nadeem Qamar is monitoring his health. The doctors have consulted over his disease and will take a decision about performing angioplasty after analyzing medical reports. Security has been stepped up at the hospital and the unnecessary hospital staff not being allowed entry at the floor of the hospital where the People’s Party leader has been admitted in a room. Apart of the security staff of the hospital, police commandos have also been deployed for security in the hospital premises. On Thursday, the jail authorities released former president Asif Zardari from PIMS, which had been declared a sub-jail. On Wednesday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) granted bail to former president Asif Zardari on medical grounds in the fake accounts case and Park Lane case. The bench comprising of Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Aamer Farooq will hear the plea. The court also ordered to release him immediately after furnishing surety bonds worth Rs10 million. “Will the NAB oppose the bail plea of Asif Zardari?” questioned Justice Athar Minallah. He remarked that why Asif Zardari had been detained in jail if the NAB is not investigating him. Meanwhile, the court adjourned the bail plea of Faryal Talpur till December 17. Asif Zardari had filed a bail plea in the Islamabad High Court, seeking bail in the mega money laundering and Park Lane case. He prayed to court to hear the plea and grant him bail on medical grounds today. The NAB and Accountability Court No 2 have been made the parties in the plea. The former president stated that he was suffering from a cardiac disease and three stents were inserted in his heart. “I am also a diabetic and need permanent treatment to control the sugar level,” he contended. Asif Zardari’s medical reports have also been attached to the application.
Case history
M/s Park Lane Estate Company (Pvt) Ltd and others on the allegation of illegal transfer of land measuring 118K-14M of compartment No. 34 & 35 of Punjab Forest Department by CDA officials to M/s Park Lane Estate Company (Pvt) Ltd. According to Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan’s (SECP) record, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari are 50 per cent shareholders of M/s Park Lane Estate Co (Pvt) Ltd. During the course of investigation, it was revealed that the revenue officers, in connivance with CDA officers, on application from M/s Park Lane Estate Company (Pvt) Ltd, illegally extended undue benefit to M/s Park Lane Company (Pvt) Ltd through demarcation and handing over possession of 118K-14M forest land. The revenue officers, in order to extend an illegal favour to M/s Park Lane, forged and tampered the revenue record while on the other hand, the CDA officers, by misusing their authority, handed over the possession of the state land to M/s Park Lane Estate.