Doctors discredit minister’s claims on Imran Khan’s health

Doctors discredit ministers claims on Imran Khans health

The accusations levelled by Well being Minister Abdul Qadir Patel towards Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan are “not solely laughable but in addition unfounded”, three medical doctors informed senior journalist Shahzeb Khanzada on situation of anonymity.

In a press convention on Friday, Patel shared the preliminary take a look at report of Khan’s urine pattern — taken at PIMS hospital throughout his arrest and detention on the Nationwide Accountability Bureau’s (NAB’s) Rawalpindi workplace.

These reports, he stated, indicated “extreme alcohol and cocaine consumption, no details about a fracture on his leg, and unstable psychological well being”.

Nonetheless, discussing the report on Geo Information’ present ‘Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Ke Saath’, the senior journalist shared that the three medical doctors — with whom the report and the well being minister’s press convention had been shared — declared Patel’s claims to be “laughable and unfounded”.

They stated {that a} urine pattern report is normally shared inside a number of days; it was stunning that the well being minister had taken 17 days to share the report which was solely a preliminary one.

The well being minister had stated that “as soon as the detailed report comes”, it will be despatched to the police.

“The medical doctors stated that the claims made by the well being minister couldn’t be substantiated by the report,” Khanzada shared.

The medical doctors stated that whereas the well being minister had claimed Khan was mentally unstable, the report itself claimed in any other case.

Patel, throughout the convention, had stated that in accordance with the medical reviews, his actions and physique language are “not these of a match man”.

“The report said that an individual with steady psychological well being doesn’t make these sorts of gestures…No matter Khan is doing can solely be finished by an agent or a madman.”

He additional stated: “A five-member panel of senior medical doctors is saying that his psychological stability is questionable”.

Nonetheless, the report shared with the media, Khanzada stated, mirrored in any other case.

“The medical doctors identified that the report itself states that Khan’s medical is sound. Even the indicators of stress and nervousness famous within the report are regular given his arrest.”

He shared that what was stated [in the press conference] and what’s said within the report contradict.

Moreover, he stated it was unusual that the previous prime minister was of sound sufficient to be arrested and brought in for questioning by NAB and it was essential to hold him arrested; nonetheless, the well being minister stated he was not mentally steady.

“Anger and nervousness are regular after arrest,” Khanzada stated, quoting the medical doctors.

It should be famous that he had invited Patel to affix the present to debate the report; nonetheless, the well being minister declined the provide.