His family said on Thursday that senior PDP leader Naeem Akhtar, who was arrested in December, was admitted to a private hospital on Thursday.
Mr Akhtar, 68-year-old PDP Vichar, was admitted to Khyber Hospital on Thursday morning, his daughter Shehrer Khanam tweeted.
“At least one senior police officer had the courtesy to inform me around midnight that my father was kept in the hospital after being unconscious for 40 minutes. Rescued by a whisker – a few days ago alone in the entire building . Grateful to her partner.. Prayers! “Tweeted Ms. Khanam.
Mr. Akhtar was one of the three PDP leaders arrested on December 21, a day before the counting of votes for the District Development Council election, and was declared a sub-jail in a government building.
A PDP leader said that Mr. Akhtar’s condition is now better.
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