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Sharif's son-in-law shifted from jail to hospital after his health deteriorates

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Jailed former Nawaz Sharif's Capt (retd) was today admitted to the country's top hospital after his health deteriorated in the high security Jail in

Capt (retd) Safdar has a stomach condition and his sugar level is high, the Geo TV reported, quoting prison sources.

The 55-year-old husband of Sharif's daughter was shifted to the Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) from prison after his condition deteriorated, the channel reported.

His hospital room is likely to be declared sub-jail.

Safdar is serving a jail term of one year in jail after his conviction and sentencing by an accountability court over the Sharif family's ownership of four luxury flats in

He was arrested by the on July 8, following the court's verdict in the Avenfield properties corruption case in which Sharif and his daughter have also been sentenced.

Sharif was also previously shifted to PIMS after ill-health.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 22:35 IST