Ex-PM Abbasi hospitalised as his health worsens

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ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been shifted from Adiala Jail to the hospital in the federal capital after his health worsened.
The doctors have informed the jail officials about the condition of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and requested to make arrangements for his treatment.
It is not the first time his health condition has worsened, earlier in November, the former prime minister was hospitalized. 
Abbasi was arrested in July, Kahaqan was arrested in the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import contract case. On 10th September 2018, the Supreme Court directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to complete inquiry against Abbasi and others for the alleged corruption in the same case.

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The reference was filed by the NAB in the LNG case against nine accused, including former premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also for misuse of power. The accused had benefitted a company amounting to Rs21 billion and the country would suffer a loss of Rs47 billion by 2029 due to the decision of the accused.
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