Asim out of danger: initial medical reports confirm

KARACHI: Former Petroleum Minister and Chairman Higher Education Commission Sindh Dr Asim Hussain, presently in custody of law enforcers in a mega corruption case, was brought to National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) late Monday with complaint of chest pain, and now her is in stable condition, sources at NICVD said on Tuesday.

The sources said Dr Asim was shifted to the hospital with chest pain and a team of doctors led by Dr Shahid Rasool examined him and also conducted different tests.

They said ECG, X-ray, and other tests were carried out initially and as per test reports his condition is out of danger. A medical board will be constituted for his treatment soon

Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Senior Information Minister Nisar Khuhro visited the hospital and inquired about the health Dr Asim.

Dr Asim is being probed in a high profile corruption case. An Anti-Terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi had already handed over Dr Asim to Rangers for 90-day preventive detention over his alleged involvement in corruption and supporting the terrorists on 27th August 2015 .

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