Nawaz Sharif serious, son alleges poisoning in jail

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's condition continues to be serious and his son has alleged that his father is being poisoned in jail, Dawn newspaper reported.

Nawaz Sharif is currently lodged in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail on corruption charges.According to the news report, Hussain Nawaz, son of Nawaz Sharif, has alleged that reduction in platelets of his father might be the result of some kind of "poisoning". Tweeting from London, he said: "Thrombocytopenia as manifestation of poisoning.

If anything happens to Nawaz Sharif -- you know who are responsible for this."