PTI’s Haleem Adil Sheikh shifted to Karachi hospital after complaining of chest ache

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PTI chief Haleem Adil Sheikh speaks to the media throughout a press convention. The News/Files

KARACHI: Incarcerated PTI chief Haleem Adil Sheikh was shifted to a hospital on Sunday after complaining of chest ache.

He was arrested 5 days prior for allegedly coming into a polling station within the PS-88 constituency whereas armed and interesting in aerial firing, and transferred to jail yesterday on judicial remand.

The Leader of the Opposition within the Sindh Assembly right now requested the jail superintendent to take him to the hospital, whereupon he was transferred by ambulance to the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD).

In his grievance to the jail superintendent, Sheikh mentioned that he already suffered from hypertension points and angina and was present process therapy on the NICVD.

Accusations of beatings in jail

Speaking to a Geo News correspondent on telephone from the hospital, he claimed that he was tortured in  jail and alleged that greater than 50 members of the PPP who had been incarcerated over their alleged involvement within the Lyari gang warfare beat him up.