Islamabad court grants bail to free Pakistani ex-PM

Islamabad court grants bail to free Pakistani ex-PMThe two-judge panel, headed by the chief justice of the Islamabad High Court, granted the 69-year-old Sharif temporary bail. While Sharif remains free for now, another two-judge panel of the same court will decide Tuesday whether Sharif's seven-year sentence on a corruption conviction should be suspended because of his health issues. Yasmin Rashid, Punjab provincial health minister, said Sharif's health was dire and confirmed reports that the former prime minister suffered a minor heart attack overnight and was in stable condition.


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