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Captain (R) Safdar Under Treatment At PIMS

Islamabad (August 10, 2018): PIMS  five-member medical board on Friday completed the examination of son-in-law of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, retired captain Mohammad Safdar.

A five-member medical board, led by Head of General Surgery Dr Tanvir Khaliq, has been formed conducted a detailed examination of Safdar. Other members include Assistant Professor of General Surgery Dr Atif Inam Shami, Assistant Professor Gastroenterology Dr Mashood, Assistant Professor of General Medicine, Dr Fibhaa Syed; and Assistant Professor of Radiology, Dr Mujahid Raza.

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According to the doctors, Safdar’s sugar level is high while his stomach and other tests have been sent to laboratory. The medical board also reviewed reports of last day.

Doctors say that Safdar has not eaten the food sent from home and is only drinking water due to dried throat. Safdar underwent X-ray/ultraviolet (UV) and ultrasound along with tests of stomach, sugar and blood pressure.

Earlier on Thursday, Captain (R) Safdar was shifted to PIMS Hospital as his health continues to deteriorate in Adyala Jail.

Stern security arrangements have been placed in and around premises of PIMS hospital to avoid any untoward situation.

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Safdar is suffering from stomach ulcers and doctors have performed two operations on his stomach.

Earlier, members of Sharif family including PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif, 25 party’s leaders and 15 others political leaders called on imprisoned Nawaz Sharif, his political heir-apparent Maryam Safdar and son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar at Adiala Jail today.Mehmood Khan Achakzai and Javed Hashmi were allowed to meet Adiala inmates after one hour of delay.

Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar have been handed over 11-year jail sentence, 7-year jail sentence and 1-year jail respectively by an accountability court in Avenfield reference. The hearing of two others references is underway.

The three graft references were filed by National Accountability Bureau on directives of Supreme Court of Pakistan in light of landmark Panamagate verdict.

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