Jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was on Sunday admitted to the country’s top hospital on the orders of Pakistan’s caretaker government, after his health deteriorated in the high-security Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.
Sharif, 68, is serving a 10-year jail term in a corruption case over his family’s purchase of luxury apartments in London. He has been lodged in the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi since July 13.
Doctors conducted a check-up of Sharif after he complained of chest pain and advised that he immediately be shifted to a coronary care unit (CCU) of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad, Geo news reported. Read More