Ijaz shifted to hospital after suffering from asthma
LAHORE: Former Test cricketer Ijaz Ahmed was shifted to hospital after suffering from asthma in lock-up of a police station here on Friday.
Pakistan Cricket Board’s fielding coach Ijaz Ahmed, who was arrested by the Police on Thursday on issuing a bogus cheque, suffered from asthma after which he was taken to the Services Hospital.
His lawyer Kashif Javed told that Ijaz was not provided any facility of doctor after he suffered from asthma.
Ijaz Ahmed was arrested by the police of the Liberty Police Station on the charges of fraud and issuing bogus cheques of Rs10,500,000 in a conflict between district naib nazim Burewala Usman Waraich and his brother Fayyaz Waraich.
The 40-year-old former Test cricketer was due to appear before the court today.
Former Pakistan captain Salim Malik, who is Ijaz Ahmed''s brother in law, said Ijaz had not given any cheques.
"These are all allegations. In fact, as far as I know, Ijaz is owed this money from these property dealers," Malik told a TV channel.
Ijaz Ahmed played 60 Tests and scored 3,315 runs before retiring in 2001. He was also a member of Pakistan''s World Cup-winning squad in 1992 and made 6,564 runs in 250 One-day Internationals.