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Capt Safdar back at Adiala Jail

Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar, the son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, was shifted to Adiala Jail from Islamabad’s Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Tuesday.
Safdar was shifted to the prison after his health improved.
On August 9, he was taken to Pims after his health deteriorated following a liver surgery.
Captain Safdar shifted to PIMS from Adiala Jail over ‘health concerns’Last week, a medical board of Pims doctors said Safdar had to remain in hospital due to health concerns.
They performed an ECG to determine the condition of his cardiac stent and also conducted a liver test. Safdar is said to be suffering from diabetes and a liver ailment.
He was sentenced to one year in prison by an accountability court on July 6 in connection with the Avenfield apartments reference.
On Juky 8, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) moved to take Safdar into custody and announced initiating legal proceedings against all individuals who sheltered and helped him evade his arrest.
Before his arrest, Safdar staged a rally in Rawalpindi and lashed out at the state institutions and asked supporters to stand up against “injustice”.
The rally was attended by hundreds of local PML-N supporters and workers and leaders.