Islamabad, Nov. 8 (PTI): Asif Ali Zardari, the jailed husband of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has been taken to Karachi to visit his sick mother.
Zardari, who convalesced in a hospital here, has been shifted to the hospital in Karachi where his mother is undergoing treatment. The state television tonight said the hospital has been declared a sub-jail.
Zardari, who faces a number of civil and criminal charges, has been in prison for the past six years. His bail petition was scheduled to come up for hearing on November 13.
Bhutto’s Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians, however, has denied rumours that Zardari was shifted ahead of his release following a deal with the government.