IHC seeks Nawaz's detailed medical report till Tuesday.


ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Friday sought detailed medical report of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif till next Tuesday on a plea, seeking suspension of his imprisonment sentence on medical grounds in Al-Azizia Steel Mills reference. The doctors informed the bench that a five-day cycle of treatment of Nawaz Sharif would be concluded on coming Monday, after this a detailed medical report could be prepared. A Division Bench, comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhter Kiyani, conducted the hearing on petition filed by PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, seeking suspension of imprisonment sentence of Nawaz Sharif. Nawaz Sharif also moved a petition to become party in this case following the directives of the bench. During course of proceeding, Medical Superintendent (MS) Services Hospital Lahore Dr. Saleem told the court that the health condition of former prime minster was critical. A similar medical report of the accused had also been submitted to Lahore High Court (LHC), he said, adding that platelets of Nawaz Sharif had been deteriorating. He said that the doctors so far couldn't find out that why platelets of Nawaz Sharif were reducing. The personal doctor of former prime minister Dr. Adnan was also aware of his health situation. Justice Kiyani said that whether there was a risk factor existed to the life of Nawaz Sharif. Was this a fatal disease, he asked to which the doctors said that it could be dangerous if Nawaz...

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