Islamabad: According to the sources, the former PM Nawaz Sharif has filed a plea for extension in bail on the medical grounds.
He has requested the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to extend release as he doesn’t know how long it will take him to be medical fit to return to his country.
Meanwhile, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) judgment will hold a meeting regarding the former PM’s extension in bail.
A Punjab government official told the media persons that “The decision will be taken in the light of the Pakistan Prison Rules (PPR) and other laws keeping in view the IHC verdict.”
In his statement, he doesn’t mention the exact time of the decision. However, he said that the decision will be taken keeping in mind the medical specialists’ reports and the overall health conditions of the former PM.
“The case shall be submitted to the government through the inspector general. It shall be accompanied by the recommendations of the medical officer. The inspector general will, in all such cases, obtain the medical opinion of the medical board which will be convened by the Director of Health Services.”