Punjab Govt rejects Nawaz's application for extension in bail on medical grounds | Pakistan News Digest

Punjab Govt rejects Nawaz’s application for extension in bail on medical grounds

Punjab Cabinet has rejected the application of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for extension in bail on medical grounds.

Briefing the media persons in Lahore on Tuesday, the provincial law minister Raja Basharat said the extension in bail period cannot be granted on medical and legal grounds.

He said the recommendation of the Punjab cabinet will be forwarded to the federal cabinet.

The Minister said since his departure for medical treatment, during the last 16 weeks, Nawaz Sharif did not admitted to any hospital of London.

He said medical board held several meetings and examined the medical reports of Nawaz Sharif which were provided before departure.

He said after rejection of extension, the bail granted to the former Prime Minister will ultimately be cancelled.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Health, Dr. Yasmeen Rashid said the issue of the extension in the bail of Nawaz Sharif will decided by the court.

She said that Nawaz Sharif failed to produce any medical report to justify his request for extension in bail.

On the occasion, the Provincial Minister Fayaz ul Hassan Chohan said that the decision of the extension in the bail of Nawaz Sharif cannot be made on its desire.

Source: Radio Pakistan

   

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