Nawaz at 'risk of heart attack' , seeks extension in bail.


LAHORE -- Amid reports that the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was at risk of a heart attack, the Punjab government has been requested to extend the bail period of the ex-premier in the light of the IHC verdict in the case. In its verdict, the IHC had directed the ailing former prime minister to seek Punjab government's permission for further relief, if required, under Section 401(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrCP). In its verdict, the IHC declared that until the provincial government decides...

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