Maryam says ‘Nawaz is unwell’ in Kot Lakhpat jail

Published: January 21, 2019
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A file photo of Maryam Nawaz with father Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: EXPRESS

A file photo of Maryam Nawaz with father Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Maryam Nawaz says she has been informed that her father Nawaz Sharif, who remains incarcerated at Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail, is unwell but the family is being kept in the dark about his medical condition.

“I have been told that MNS is unwell and is being taken to Punjab Institute of Cardiology tomorrow but myself or the family has no knowledge of it,” she tweeted on Monday.

Her statement comes two days after she hit out at authorities for not releasing official medical reports of the former prime minister.

“We still haven’t received the reports given by the medical boards,” she stated, adding that “after pleading with the jail authorities, we have also written to the Home department.”

Earlier, Sharif had been advised by his personal doctor to get more tests conducted to ascertain the root cause of his chest pain.

The ousted premier is imprisoned at the Lahore jail since December 24, 2018, after an accountability court convicted him in a corruption reference filed in line with the apex court’s July 28, 2017 verdict.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Anees A.
    Jan 21, 2019 - 10:54PM

    As a daughter, you need to take care of him and avoid political scoring, even if he is not well.Recommend

  • Saad
    Jan 22, 2019 - 1:43AM

    @Anees A.:
    She should convince him, brothers and all family members to return all the wealth, assets and properties inside and outside Pakistan, to Pakistan, and live a happy life in Jail.Recommend

  • Adnan Khan
    Jan 22, 2019 - 6:39AM

    i hope he kicks the bucketRecommend

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