Shahbaz Sharif examined at most cancers hospital, despatched again to jail

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Leader of the Opposition within the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif arriving to Lahore High Court for his listening to, on September 2, 2020.  — Online/File

LAHORE: PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif was despatched again to Kot Lakhpat Jail on Thursday after he underwent medical exams on the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Oncology Lahore (INMOL).

According to APP, the Opposition chief right now underwent a positron emission tomography (PET) scan and different medical exams. His private physicians had been additionally current within the hospital.

It is pertinent to say right here {that a} particular medical board headed by the manager director of the Punjab Institute of Neurosciences (PINS) is at present conducting his therapy on a court docket order.

The PML-N chief is a most cancers survivor as he was recognized with a uncommon Adenocarcionoid most cancers within the appendix.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had arrested Shahbaz Sharif final 12 months in a cash laundering and property past means case.

Shahbaz tells court docket he’s ‘not feeling nicely’

The improvement comes a day after Shahbaz appeared at a court docket listening to throughout which he requested early go away, saying he doesn’t really feel nicely. The permission, nevertheless, was not granted because the court docket stated that if he had been on bail then it might have been a separate problem.

“Since you are in judicial custody, this facility can not be granted as it is a legal requirement to record statements of the witnesses in your presence,” it added.

When Shahbaz’s counsel submitted that his consumer’s presence was not mandatory as witnesses current within the court docket weren’t associated to his consumer, the court docket questioned if 10 accused undertake the identical stance then ought to they be allowed to go away.

The listening to was held within the Ashiana-i-Iqbal Housing Scheme case.

The court docket had indicted 10 accused together with Shahbaz within the case, with NAB alleging within the reference that Shehbaz, when he was the chief minister of Punjab, misused his authority by unlawfully assuming powers of Board of Directors of Punjab Land Development Company (PLDC).

It alleged he in connivance together with his co-suspects awarded a contract to an ineligible proxy agency that resulted within the failure of the Ashiana housing scheme, inflicting a serious loss to the general public exchequer and depriving 61,000 candidates of homes.