KARACHI: Incarcerated PTI chief Haleem Adil Sheikh was shifted to a hospital on Sunday after complaining of chest ache.
He was arrested 5 days prior for allegedly getting into a polling station within the PS-88 constituency whereas armed and fascinating in aerial firing, and transferred to jail yesterday on judicial remand.
The Chief of the Opposition within the Sindh Meeting immediately requested the jail superintendent to take him to the hospital, whereupon he was transferred by ambulance to the Nationwide Institute of Cardiovascular Ailments (NICVD).
In his grievance to the jail superintendent, Sheikh stated that he already suffered from hypertension points and angina and was present process remedy on the NICVD.
Accusations of beatings in jail
Chatting with a Geo Information correspondent on telephone from the hospital, he claimed that he was tortured in jail and alleged that greater than 50 members of the PPP who have been incarcerated over their alleged involvement within the Lyari gang warfare beat him up.