Islamabad: The Supreme Court(SC) has ordered to form a medical board to examine former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain, who has been languishing in jail on corruption charges.

A two-member bench headed by Justice Sarmad Jalal Usmani directed Rangers to form the medical team, to ensure provision of best medical treatment to Dr Asim .

According to a petition filed by his family, Dr Asim was suffering from cardio complications and other acute diseases, while he has been shifted him from hospital to the detention cell. The petition pleaded for forming a medical team for his physical examination of Dr Asim .