Shehbaz, 69, a most cancers survivor, is isolating at house, Aurangzeb mentioned, including that the PML-N chief was following his medical doctors’ recommendation on the way to struggle the an infection.
Chatting with a non-public channel, PML-N consultant Ata Tarar revealed that Shehbaz had himself examined for COVID-19 after exhibiting delicate signs of the an infection. He mentioned that the results of the take a look at got here again constructive on June 10, at 4pm.
“He was summoned on June 9 at NAB. We kept saying he is a cancer survivor, and even if you do want to conduct investigation then do so via video link. However, this is blind political vendetta,” he mentioned.
In response to a query concerning the former Punjab chief minister touring with tons of of PML-N staff and never paying heed to social distancing protocols, Tarar mentioned that he had appealed to the get together’s supporters to stay indoors and never collect at public locations.
“It wasn’t an official call from the party [for them to come out],” he mentioned. “We wanted to avoid this situation. I want to say on record that if God forbid, anything were to happen to him, NAB and Imran Niazi will be held responsible.”
Tarar mentioned that the get together had submitted in writing that the PML-N president was a most cancers survivor therefore his life was in danger from the an infection.
Reiterating that there was no want for Shehbaz to seem in individual for the investigations, Tarar mentioned that the get together had requested that the PML-N chief be allowed to reply questions by way of video hyperlink to make sure he remained secure from the virus.