Pervaiz Elahi rushed to PIMS after health ‘deteriorates’ in Adiala jail


ISLAMABAD: Former Punjab chief minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Pervaiz Elahi was rushed to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) after his health deteriorated in Adiala jail, ARY News reported citing sources.

According to sources, the former PM was shifted to PIMS by Islamabad police when his health suddenly deteriorated. Pervaiz Elahi will be examined completely in PIMS hospital.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf President Pervaiz Elahi earlier suffered bone fracture after slipping in Adiala jail s washroom.

Adiala jail deputy superintendent presented Elahi s medical report in court during the hearing of a case against the latter related to illegal recruitment in the Punjab Assembly.

The jail official apprised the court that Elahi slipped in the washroom on March 17 and suffered a slight fracture.

Read more: Pervaiz Elahi suffers fracture after falling in Adiala Jail washroom

Later, Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta deferred indictment against the PTI leader and adjourned the hearing till next month.

Pervaiz Elahi is among several PTI leaders and supporters who have been apprehended as part of the crackdown on PTI leadership following the violent unrest in the country after Imran Khan s initial arrest on May 9.

It may be noted that Elahi has been arrested multiple times since June 1 in several cases.

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