Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz reached Lahore on Monday after visiting his ailing newborn daughter in London.
According to media reports, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader was abroad to tend to his ailing newborn daughter after the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Feb 11 accorded an approval on his application for extension of his stay in London owing to medical complications of his infant child.
Hamza’s newborn daughter had to undergo a cardiac procedure in London due to complications at birth.
The newborn was moved to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital immediately after her birth owing to her serious condition, reports said and added that she was suffering from a heart complication as doctors recommended an urgent surgery to save her life.
Hamza left for London on February 3 after the LHC ordered his name to be taken off the Exit Control List. The court had granted him a one-time exemption to travel abroad.
The opposition leader is facing a number of corruption inquiries, including alleged accumulation of assets beyond his known sources of income, financial irregularities in the Saaf Pani Company and illegal construction of a bridge at the expense of taxpayers’ money to facilitate the Ramzan Sugar Mills.
Moreover, he was by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the Model Town case.