Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif shifted back to jail from hospital after six days

LAHORE: Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year imprisonment in a corruon case, is sent back to jail from the Shehbaz Sharif to be indicted in corruon case on February 18

He also underwent CT scan, ultrasound and Colour Doppler tests at the Services Hospital Lahore. “After examining all results, the medical board has reached a unanimous decision that Sharif needs some kind of cardiac intervention. For the purpose he should be shifted to a cardiac institute,” said the head of the medical board at the Services Hospital, Professor Dr Mahmood Ayaz.

He said Sharif had heart issues because of his previous history of some diseases, including high blood pressure, diabetes and kidney problem. “According to the findings of the board, Sharif is facing some problems in blood supply of heart veins that must be addressed by cardiac specialists. We had engaged some cardiac specialists who examined the patient and his test reports and suggested little change in Sharif’s medicines,” Dr Ayaz said.

He said the board has recommended to the Punjab government that Sharif should be thoroughly examined by cardiologists for his cardiac complications. Sharif’s PML-N has demanded to allow his treatment in London. The PML-N’s request has generated speculations that it is keen to strike a deal with the government.