Asif Ali Zardari files bail plea in IHC on medical grounds
ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday filed a bail petition on medical grounds in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), ARY News reported.
Asif Ali Zardari is facing corruption charges and currently he is in the PIMS hospital due to his health issues.
The federal government and others have been made respondent in the plea filed by the PPP co-chairman in the IHC. “The PPP co-chairman is not well, he is battling many diseases simultaneously “, the plea reads.
The ailing former president needs 24-hour medical care, stated in the plea and the court was pleaded to grant the former president bail on medical grounds.
On Monday, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had announced that his ailing father will file a bail petition on medical grounds.
Talking to journalists outside the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) hospital, Bilawal had said that his father was not agreed to file the bail petition but on the request of his sister Aseefa Bhutto, Zardari has changed his mind.
The PPP leader had said that the former president’s health condition was deteriorating day by day and urged the masses to pray for his heath.