Patient denied entry at Multan hospital due to President’s VIP protocol


MULTAN: A patient suffering from serious jaw ache was denied entry at a hospital in Multan due to security protocol of President Mamnoon Hussain in the city.


The man was brought to Dental Hospital where security denied him entry owing to Mamnoon’s arrival. He was then referred to Nishtar Hospital which was at least one-and-a-half hour off the spot he was lying.

The family of boy had to move him on foot as all roads had been closed for vehicular traffic as part of protocol for President.

The boy had an accident and resultantly he had suffered fracture in his jaw bone. Footages of the incident showed the boy was grimacing in pain lying on a stretcher.

The move drew strong reaction among other political leaders who demanded ban on VVIP movements.