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Nawaz Sharif shifted back to Kot Lakhpat jail

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted back to Kot Lakpat jail from Services Hospital on Thursday.

Amid tight security, the PML-N Quaid was taken to Kot Lakhpat jail from Services Hospital. Last Saturday, Nawaz Sharif was shifted to hospital from the jail.

Nawaz is currently serving his prison sentence in the Al-Azizia Still Mills corruption case.

A day earlier, Nawaz had refused to go to the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) Lahore and insisted on returning to Kot Lakhpat jail.

The Services Hospital’s medical board had on Tuesday recommended that Nawaz be shifted to a cardiac health facility.

 

On February 2, the deposed premier was shifted from the Kot Lakhpat prison to Services Hospital. A medical board constituted to monitor Nawaz’s health had recommended that he be shifted to a hospital from prison.