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Pervez Musharraf hospitalised following high blood pressure and fainting

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:39 IST
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  • Former President of Pakistan and chief of All Pakistan Muslim League, Pervez Musharraf was on Thursday admitted to hospital after he fainted at his home.
  • Musharraf\'s heart condition and spinal cord ailment have been cited by his defence counsel in high treason case.

Former President of Pakistan and chief of All Pakistan Muslim League, Pervez Musharraf was admitted to hospital after he fainted at his home on Thursday, 11 February, as reported by The Nation.

The ex-military ruler was at his home with family when he suddenly fainted. He was taken to PNS Shifa Hospital amid tight security.

The report further adds that a team of doctors has been called to medically examine the former military dictator.

Various tests will be conducted on the former president to determine the cause of his fainting.

According to doctors, Musharraf's blood pressure shoots but he will be discharged from the hospital soon.

"He is going to be fine," one of the doctors told The Nation.

Musharraf's heart condition and spinal cord ailment have been cited by his defence counsel in high treason case. His health issues have prevented him from appearing in court, according to his lawyers.

First published: 11 February 2016, 7:24 IST
 
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