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Sharjeel Shifted To Jail After CJP Found Alchoal From His Room

Karachi (September 01, 2018): Pakistan Peoples Party leader Sharjeel Inam Memon was shifted to Karachi Central Jail on Saturday after Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar found alcohol bottles, cigarettes and drugs in his hospital room during a surprise visit.

Earlier, Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar visited private hospital in Karachi, where he expressed his concern over recovery of alcohol bottles from room of former Sindh Information Minister, Sharjeel Memon.

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As the chief justice entered the former Sindh information minister’s room on the sixth floor of Karachi’s Ziauddin Hospital, which had been declared sub-jail, no nurse or doctor was present.

According to eye-witnesses, the chief justice examined Memon’s room for nearly three minutes and even questioned about the PPP leader’s health.

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Bottles of alcohol, drugs and cigarettes were found from Memon’s room which the court staff confiscated.

The chief justice upon return to SC’s Karachi Registry remarked, “I found three bottles of alcohol from Memon’s room.”

“The attorney general should visit and see what is happending,” he added.Hours after the CJP’s surprise visit, police sealed Memon’s hospital room and shifted him to Karachi Central Jail.

Blood samples of the former Sindh information minister were also taken.

Later, he heard the cases at Karachi registry, he remarked that, ‘I visited private hospital of Karachi and recovered 3 Alcohol bottles from Sharjeel Memon’s room’.

CJP said that Sharjeel Memon said regarding incident that these aren’t mine. CJP said in his remarks that this is the situation of Sindh government. Later, he ordered Attorney General to look into this matter.After Clifton, he visited Cardio hospital, and raid at political prisoner Anwar Majeed’s room, CJP said that he examined different products in Majeed’s room, and has taken some records into charge.

CJP Saqib Nisar is heading three members bench in Karachi registry today, for hearing of major cases. While, PTI’s MPA Imran Ali Shah is present in the court, in case of physical assault of citizen.

On the other hand, residents of Mehran Town staged protest outside Supreme Court registry, before arrival of CJP. Residents said that they are being vacated from their houses, over claims of fake files.Protesters alleged that women and kids are being assaulted at Mehran Town, and plead to CJP for help.

Memon was currently under treatment and in judicial custody at Ziauddin Hospital, where his room has been declared a sub-jail.

The facility housing the PPP MPA is one of three hospitals that the chief justice made a surprise visit to this morning before arriving at the court.

The CJP addressed the newly appointed attorney general, saying: “Anwar Mansoor Khan sahib, pay a little attention to this issue as well.”After the notice by the CJP, the Sindh chief secretary and DIG Prisons Aftab Pathan reportedly reached Ziauddin Hospital in an effort to recover the liquor at the hospital.

The provincial minister is accused of embezzling around Rs6 billion while heading the provincial information department.

Visit to Anwar Majeed’s hospital room
The chief justice also made a surprise visit to National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) where he examined the room of Omni Group Chairperson Anwar Majeed who is under trial in a money laundering case.

Justice Nisar also questioned about the health of the close aide of former president Asif Ali Zardari and confiscated some documents.

He also visited the VIP ward of the hospital where Majeed’s son, Abdul Ghani Majeed, is admitted.

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