PTI’s Shahbaz Gill shifted to Lahore hospital: sources
PTI leader Shahbaz Gill has been shifted to the Services Hospital in the provincial capital Lahore after his health deteriorated, according to sources.
Sources added that the PTI leader has been moved to a VVIP room and access to the room is restricted.
Earlier on August 08, Gill was shifted to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) hospital Islamabad after he reportedly faced respiratory issues. He was transferred from Adiala Jail to the ward of PIMS hospital in the ambulance with an oxygen cylinder.
A day earlier, FIR was registered against Shahbaz Gill in Karachi for inciting the public against a state institution.
A citizen, Muhammad Saeed, registered the FIR against the PTI leader at the Brigade Police Station in the metropolis.
According to the FIR, Shahbaz Gill, during an address, held the former chief of the army staff General (retd) Qamar Javed Bajwa responsible for having PTI Senator Azam Swati stripped and tortured in custody.
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Chief of Staff Shahbaz Gill was detained by the Islamabad Police on August 9 on charges of sedition and inciting people against state institutions after he made a controversial statement on the private news channel.
On August 9, the police arrested PTI Leader Shahbaz Gill from the federal capital Islamabad in a sedition case.
A case of sedition has been registered against Shahbaz Gill in Islamabad’s Kohsar police station on the complaint of the city magistrate.
The FIR against Shehbaz Gill reads that, he uttered the words on the TV channel along with his colleagues to fulfill an agenda of inciting the public against state institutions.
Shahbaz Gill reportedly made the confession during interrogation, sources said. “I think I did not give the statement in digression from the party’s policy,” he was reported as saying in a police statement. “I gave the statement after contemplation.”
Later on September 15, The Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered to release Shahbaz Gill on bail in sedition case.