Nehal Hashmi admitted to hospital after chest pain

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Nehal Hashmi admitted to hospital after chest pain

ISLAMABAD: Senator Nehal Hashmi on Friday was shifted to the hospital at Adiala Jail after complaining of chest pain.

Hashmi had been shifted to prison after he was sentenced to one-month imprisonment by the Supreme Court for contempt.

He was also fined Rs50,000 and disqualified from holding public office for a period of five years.

According to jail officials, Hashmi’s health had deteriorated and after complaining of chest pain he was admitted to the jail hospital.

The Supreme Court had served Hashmi with a contempt notice following a speech to workers in Karachi last year, in which he had threatened the prime minister’s unidentified enemies.