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Shahbaz’s Islamabad residence declared sub-jail following medical reports

ISLAMABAD: Following the medical diagnosis of jailed national opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif whose reports Wednesday by PIMS Hospital medical board advised against travel due to swollen muscles as the 70-year-old complained of recurring headaches and weakness, his house in Ministers’ Enclave has been declared sub-jail, ARY News reported.

The political allies and aides of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz’s (PML-N) president have been stopped from visiting him and those who already accompanied him, including Khawaja Saad Rafique, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, and Khurram Dastagir, have been returned. While another party veteran Ahsan Iqbal was allowed to call on him.

On the other hand, the Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto is reported to soon pay him a visit in the now sub-jail after his clearance from district authorities.

It may be noted that earlier today as the opposition leader was chaperoned to Islamabad for the Senate polls, he went to PIMS for a medical checkup where it was recommended by the board he didn’t travel in view of complications.

Doctors advised him complete bed rest for a week starting now or his sickness and backache may deteriorate.

READ: Shahbaz Sharif undergoes medical examination in Islamabad

It was reported earlier the PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif has undergone a medical examination in Islamabad by a medical team from the PIMS Hospital, ARY NEWS reported on Wednesday.

According to an initial report prepared by the medical team, the 70-year-old PML-N president has complained regarding a headache and weakness.

“The neurosurgeon has determined a swelling in his muscles,” the medical report said while advising against further traveling as it could increase chances of ache in his backbone. The doctors advised Shahbaz Sharif to take complete rest for a week owing to his current medical condition.

Moreover, the sources further said that the doctors had decided to examine the ratio of iron besides also conducting other blood tests. “The PML-N leader has been advised to undergo serum iron and TIBC tests,” they said.



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