MEDICAL COMPLEX

NAWAZ SHARIF UNDERGOES MEDICAL CHECK-UP AT SHARIF MEDICAL COMPLEX

28 Mar, 2019

LAHORE (9 News) – After his release from Kot Lakhpat jail, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif visited Sharif Medical Complex on Thursday.

Sources said that blood samples were taken for kidney and heart tests. They added that his sugar and blood tests were declared normal.

Nawaz Sharif underwent the medical check-up for 45 minutes. His personal physician Dr Adnan and other doctors took blood samples for different tests.

Source said that after the medical reports, Dr Lawrence would be contacted in London. “The final decision on his treatment will be made after consulting doctors and examining the medical reports.

Sources in the Sharif family said that Nawaz Sharif would undergo the heart and kidney treatment simultaneously at Sharif Medical Complex.

Meanwhile, the media representatives and security officials had an exchange of hot words over the coverage issue. The security officials also threatened to expel the media representatives.

Nawaz Sharif released from Kot Lakhpat jail

On Tuesday night, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was released from Kot Lakhpat Jail after the Supreme Court suspended his sentence in Al-Azizia reference for six weeks and granted him bail on medical grounds.

PML-N senior leader Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry received Nawaz Sharif at Kot Lakhpat Jail after presenting the court orders to the jail administration. Before leaving the prison premises, former premier mixed up with the jail staff and thanked the administration.

After the release, the ousted premier arrived  at his Jati Umra residence where PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif along with senior party leaders welcomed him.

He was driven through a massive crowd of supporters, some showering rose petals on the vehicle while others waved party flags and chanted slogans. A large number of PML-N supporters also gathered outside his residence to welcome their leader.

SC grants bail to Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds for six weeks

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court granted bail to former premier Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds for six weeks in the Al-Azizia reference.

In addition, the court also suspended the sentence for six weeks. The court also stopped Nawaz Sharif from going abroad. However, he will be free to get treatment from anywhere in the country.

The court also ordered to release him after furnishing two surety bonds worth Rs five million each. The bail has been granted on five grounds.

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa heard the plea. Other judges in the bench included Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah.

Khawaja Haris, counsel for Nawaz Sharif, gave the reference of the letter written by Dr Lawrence. The CJ questioned the legal status of the letter.

He stated that they had filed the application for suspension of sentence on medical grounds after the condition of his client deteriorated.

He said that five medical boards had reviewed the condition of Nawaz Sharif and each medical board had recommended his shifting to hospital. “Nawaz Sharif needs to undergo angiography. According to doctors, angiography of Nawaz Sharif is a complex matter. The kidney disease has complicated the angiography of Nawaz Sharif who is also suffering from hypertension, heart, kidney and sugar diseases,” he stated.