Medical report shows use of alcohol, drugs by Imran: Patel

Minister of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Abdul Qadir Patel speaking during a press conference on May 26, 2023, in this still taken from a video. — YouTube/GeoNews
Minister of Nationwide Well being Companies, Laws and Coordination Abdul Qadir Patel talking throughout a press convention on Could 26, 2023, on this nonetheless taken from a video. — YouTube/GeoNews

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: Citing particulars of former prime minister Imran Khan’s medical report, Well being Minister Abdul Qadir Patel Friday claimed it indicated extreme alcohol consumption and unstable psychological well being and clarified that there was no details about the leg fracture.

Patel was addressing media individuals in Karachi concerning the former prime minister’s medical report after he underwent an examination at PIMS hospital following his arrest on Could 9. It was ready by a five-member PIMS panel of Dr Rizwan Taj, Dr Sajid Zaki Chowhan, Dr Irshad Hussain, Dr Asfand Yar Khan and Dr Syed Mehdi Hassan Naqvi.

On the outset of the press convention, the well being minister, earlier than sharing the small print of the report, stated that it was a “public doc”. He stated the report doesn’t have any particulars concerning the fracture on his leg, which Khan claimed he sustained following the November 3 assassination try. “He [Imran Khan] had a plaster on his foot for about 5 to 6 months, nevertheless, the medical report didn’t point out any fracture,” he added. Patel additional stated what Khan says differs from his medical report. “Imran Khan’s report didn’t point out any fracture, however [consumption of] powder,” he stated.

The minister stated the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief’s urine pattern was additionally taken. The preliminary report exhibits the presence of poisonous parts and extreme utilization of alcohol and cocaine. He stated the report additionally talked about about Khan’s psychological well being, based on which his actions and physique language are “not these of a match man”. “The report acknowledged that an individual with secure psychological well being doesn’t make these sorts of gestures,” he stated. “A five-member panel of senior medical doctors is saying that his psychological stability is questionable.”

The medical report claimed that the previous prime minister seems “underneath stress with nervousness signs” and had “little perception concerning the seriousness and actuality of the present state of affairs”. It additionally claimed there was “in depth anger/nervousness concerning the occasions occurring in the previous couple of weeks.” Talking concerning the Could 9 occasions, the minister stated they hadn’t seen such a state of affairs since 1971. “We additionally had variations however we stood with the military when instances had been robust.” The well being minister stated that after the detailed report comes, will probably be despatched to the police. “No matter Khan is doing can solely be achieved by an agent or a madman,” he stated. “I additionally used to say that Imran Khan’s psychological situation will not be effectively,” stated Patel, including the PTI chief has ended decency in politics, political tolerance and respect for others.

In the meantime, PTI has determined to take authorized motion towards Federal Well being Minister Abdul Qadir Patel and others for a ‘shameful press convention’ whereby he raised questions on PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s bodily health and well being. The choice was taken after the PTI chairman gave approval, and his authorized staff underneath Barrister Abuzar Salman Niazi began preparations.

Imran Khan accepted subjecting Abdul Qadir Patel, NAB, Ministry of Well being and medical doctors of PIMS Hospital to justice and taking motion towards the well being minister for his “embarrassing press convention” and baseless accusations underneath defamation legal guidelines. In the meantime, reacting to Imran’s intention to go to and keep in Gilgit-Baltistan, GB Chief Minister Muhammad Khalid Khurshid Khan stated that former PTI Chairman Imran Khan could be welcomed within the northern areas if he determined to go to for holidays.

Responding to PTI chairman’s tweet thanking the federal authorities for putting his identify on the no-fly checklist, Khurshid stated that he (Imran) wouldn’t depart the nation and, if supplied with an opportunity, Imran would go to the northern peaks.