IHC to hear Nawaz’s bail plea as his interim bail on medical grounds ended

Shahzad Ali Reporter

29th Oct, 2019. 11:10 am
Nawaz Sharif's suspension hearing in IHC

Islamabad High Court (IHC) will hear today on former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s request for a suspension on medical grounds in Al-Azizia Reference.

Mian Nawaz’s interim bail on medical grounds ended today (Tuesday).

Meanwhile, Nawaz Sharif and the opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif’s lawyers in the National Assembly filed petitions seeking exemption from their presence during the hearing today.

According to details, Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar and Nawaz Sharif’s personal doctor Dr. Adnan have been directed to appear before the court at 1.30pm for further proceedings in the case.

Fresh medical reports of the former PM will also be submitted in the court.

It is to be mentioned here that IHC had granted interim bail to Nawaz Sharif till today on medical grounds in Al-Azizia reference and directed him to submit two bail bonds worth Rs2 million each.

The decision was taken after 69-year-old was taken to Services Hospital when his blood platelet count dropped to dangerous levels.

Earlier, Medical board had suggested to put a ventilator on standby for Nawaz Sharif.

The health condition of the former premier had deteriorated since he was rushed to Services Hospital earlier with critically low platelet count in his blood.

Earlier, Government allowed PML-N leader Maryam to stay with her ailing father, Nawaz Sharif, in Services hospital.

According to the details, Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Punjab government to allow Maryam Nawaz to stay with father.

The Premier has also issued a directive to fulfill the legal requirements for Maryam’s transfer from jail to hospital.

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