Karachi: During investigation of former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain’s case, it was revealed that the militants used Ziauddin Hospital in North Nazimabad area as a shelter.

According to a private TV channel, it was further revealed that the injured militants used to get free/discounted treatment, in Dr Asim Hussain’s hospital. The authorities are preparing a solid case regarding militancy charges, against the accused in the first phase. He will also be interrogated in connection with other cases, including corruption.

Dr Asim Hussain , a close friend of PPP Co-Chairperson Asif Zardari and incumbent HEC Sindh chairman, was arrested on August 26 by Rangers for allegedly assisting terrorists and involvement in other corruption cases. He has been placed under a 90-day preventive detention under Section 11-E of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997.