Hanif Abbasi's daughter resigns from Hospital due to 'political victimisation'.

RAWALPINDI -- The resignation of incarcerated PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi's daughter Dr Areeba Abbasi has become a hot topic after she alleged that the medical superintendent of Benazir Bhutto Hospital in Rawalpindi had been victimising her because of her father's political affiliations.

After Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat, a self-described 'brother' of her father's, got involved the issue became even more heated.

In the resignation letter she sent the health secretary of Punjab on December 14, Dr Areeba said she joined the hospital in 2017 and since then has served as a casualty medical officer and then in the pathology department. She was then appointed as a medical officer in the dermatology department. However, the hospital's medical superintendent Dr Tariq Niazi suddenly transferred her to the emergency department.

She said there were no behavioural issues that would have spurred this transfer and she wasn't given any explanation for the multiple transfers. When she asked Dr Niazi to reappoint her to the dermatology department, he refused.

She alleged that the MS had an...

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