Doctors complete medical check-up of Capt (retd) Safdar in PIMS hospital


RAWALPINDI: A five-member medical board completed the examination of son-in-law of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, retired captain Mohammad Safdar, in Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) hospital.
A five-member medical board, led by Head of General Surgery Dr Tanvir Khaliq, has been formed conducted a detailed examination of Safdar. Other members include Assistant Professor of General Surgery Dr Atif Inam Shami, Assistant Professor Gastroenterology Dr Mashood, Assistant Professor of General Medicine, Dr Fibhaa Syed; and Assistant Professor of Radiology, Dr Mujahid Raza.
According to the doctors, Safdar’s sugar level is high while his stomach and other tests have been sent to laboratory. The medical board also reviewed reports of last day.
Doctors say that Safdar has not eaten the food sent from home and is only drinking water due to dried throat. Safdar underwent X-ray/ultraviolet (UV) and ultrasound along with tests of stomach, sugar and blood pressure.
On Thursday, Safdar was shifted to PIMS hospital as his health deteriorated in Adiala Jail. Stern security arrangements were made around premises of the hospital to avoid any untoward situation.
The hospital’s private ward in its Cardiac Centre, where Safdar is being treated, has been declared a sub-jail by the chief commissioner Islamabad Capital Territory, until the duration of his stay there.
He is suffering from stomach ulcers and doctors have performed two operations on his stomach.
Capt (retd.) Safdar is serving a one-year jail term at Adiala jail for not cooperating with NAB, and aiding and abetting Nawaz and Maryam.


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