Nawaz Sharif again undergoes medical check-up in Kot Lakhpat jail

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30 Jan, 2019 6:27 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif again underwent a detailed medical check-up in Kot Lakhpat jail on Wednesday.

According to sources, the medical board conducted an ECG and took blood samples. His blood pressure was also examined.

Doctors also inquired about pain in different parts of his body.

Nawaz Sharif apprised the medical board about pain in his chest. He also complained about muscles’ pull and heartache. The check-up continued for two hours.

The medical board will send its recommendations about the health of Nawaz Sharif to the Interior Ministry. In the light of the recommendations, the decision on the future treatment of Nawaz Sharif will be made.

Earlier, Nawaz Sharif’s personal doctor Dr Adnan Khan had warned that any advertent or inadvertent delay in the treatment of former prime minister can seriously jeopardize his health.

In his tweet, Dr Adnan said that the medical evaluation of Nawaz Sharif remains incomplete. “Neither Nawaz Sharif is being admitted to hospital nor given better treatment.” He further said that looking forward to urgent response in terms of further treatment considering significant health concerns for the former PM.

On the other hand, Maryam Nawaz had also lamented that her family was not being kept informed about the medical condition of her father Nawaz Sharif.

In her tweet, Maryam said, “I have been told that MNS is unwell and is being taken to Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) tomorrow but myself or the family has no knowledge of it.”

Maryam also said that she had also written to the Punjab Home Department after pleading with jail authorities. Her statement comes two days after she hit out at authorities for not releasing official medical reports of the former prime minister.

“We still haven’t received the reports given by the medical boards. After pleading with the jail authorities, we have also written to the Home Department,” she tweeted.

The former three-time prime minister has been serving seven-year jail term at Kot Lakhpat prison after his conviction in Al-Aziza Steel Mills case. His bail plea is pending before the Islamabad High Court (IHC).

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