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Shehbaz To Undergo Medical Checkup At Kot Lakhpat Jail

Rawalpindi (December 07, 2018): Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly (NA) Shehbaz Sharif on Friday will undergo a medical checkup at Kot Lakhpat Jail Lahore.

Earlier he (Shehbaz) was provided provided with bed, blanket, medicines, diary, home-made food, newspaper, and television in the B class jail.

On November 6, the Accountability Court had sent Shehbaz Sharif to jail on judicial remand after his previous physical remand ended in the casein Ashiana Housing scandal after his previous physical remand ended.

NAB sought an extension in Shehbaz’s remand during previous hearing, however the accountability court rejected NAB’s plea for any further extension Shehbaz’s remand and ordered that he be sent to jail.

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The NAB prosecutor failed to provide satisfactory answers after which the court rejected the accountability watchdog’s request for a further extension in Shehbaz’s remand and ordered that he be sent to jail.

Meanwhile, police personnel also arrested several PML-N workers for clashing with the security officers over removing barriers outside the court.Earlier, the doctors while expressing concern on the reports of former Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif had directed to again take his blood samples as his blood report had shown signs of cancer recurrence.

A NAB team had shifted Shehbaz Sharif to Fatima Jinnah Medical University where he underwent a medical examination where he stayed there for two hours.

Speaking to the doctors, the leader of opposition said that despite repeatedly asking, the anti-graft watchdog officials delayed forming a medical board.

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The doctors also advised the PML-N president to again undergo medical examination.

On November 24, Shehbaz Sharif’s blood report shows signs of cancer recurrence. His medical examination was conducted after he complained of throat ache.

Shehbaz Sharif’s arrest

NAB had arrested Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in the Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing Scheme scam on October 5. The former chief minister was charged with awarding illegal contracts to his favorite firm.

He was apprehended during his appearance before NAB in Saaf Pani Company scam. Sources told that three files were tabled before him. The bureau quizzed Sharif regarding a tender awarded to a private consultancy company for a survey of the Saaf Pani company.

The PML-N president had failed to satisfy the probing team of the bureau during the investigation and was ultimately arrested.The anti-graft watchdog had claimed that the company did not conduct any kind of survey but nevertheless was provided a lucrative sum of Rs 1.5 billion.

Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s principal secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad became an approver in the case. Fawad Hassan Fawad, in his statement before NAB, had claimed that he had awarded a contract to a “favourite firm” in the Rs14 billion Ashiana Housing project at the behest of Shahbaz Sharif.

The anti-graft agency said that the contract for the housing scheme was won by a construction company titled Chaudhry Latif and Sons but Sharif cancelled it and later on awarded the contract to Lahore Casa Developers – a proxy group of Paragon City (Pvt) Limited, which is said to be owned by ex-Railways Minister Saad Rafique”.

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