Court seeks response from jail admin in additional facilities for Abbasi's appeal.


ISLAMABAD -- An Accountability Court (AC) Thursday sought reply from Adiyala Jail administration on miscellaneous applications seeking additional facilities for former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and to fix a separate day for meeting with legal team.

Abbasi's lawyer pleaded before the court that the jail administration had not submitted its reply regarding provision of laptop, medical report and other facilities to his client. He said Abbasi had been brought through an armed vehicle which reflected him as accused of terrorism act.

To this Judge Muhammad Bashir said maybe this vehicle was used for safety of former prime minister.

The defence lawyer said Abbasi was a gentleman he did not need any security.

Abbasi's lawyer Zafarullah Khan further said a medical board had viewed the health condition of his client on directives of this court but its report had not been produced so far.

The doctors had...

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