Harm To Nawaz Would Be Tantamount To Murder, Says PPP Leader
Senior Pakistan People’s Party leader Khursheed Shah has warned the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, saying that if anything happened to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, it would be tantamount to murder.
Shah, while speaking to the media in Sukkur on Sunday, expressed concern regarding Nawaz’s health and said the government would be responsible if anything happened to him.
He went on to say that Prime Minister Imran Khan is the head of the entire country, not of just a single political party.
Urging the premier to take charge of the entire country, the PPP leader said that Khan should stop with his ‘container’ politics now.
Earlier today, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo has accused the government of barring doctors from treating him.
Nawaz Sharif told brother Shehbaz Sharif that in all three hospitals, including Jinnah Hospital, Services Hospital and Punjab Institute of Cardiology, doctors told the former premier that they have been ordered to only examine him and not provide treatments.
Nawaz said that the doctors were ‘helpless’ because the government had asked them only to examine Nawaz’s condition and not provide medical help. Shehbaz Sharif said that the PTI government’s ill-treatment of Nawaz was based on political revenge.
“Nawaz has been sick since January but the government has paid no heed,” he said. The former CM said that a medical practitioner from PIC examined Nawaz the earlier this week and raised concerns over the former PM’s health. The doctor has advised Nawaz to be taken to the hospital as soon as possible.
Shehbaz said that despite Nawaz’s health and his refusal to be taken to the hospital, the Sharif family had faith in Allah Almighty. He also thanked PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and other opposition leaders for paying visit.
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered the Punjab government to provide Nawaz Sharif with the best medical facilities at offer. Khan directed that Nawaz be taken to the hospital of his choice.