ISLAMABAD - Medical reports have confirmed that Mohammad Sikandar, the gunman who created mess in front of the Parliament House for over five hours on Thursday last, suffer from personality disorder and has been a drug addict.
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) Spokesperson Dr Waseem Khawaja informed that report prepared by Pims Psychiatry Department has cleared his wife, Kanwal, while revealed that the gunman suffers from personality disorder. The traces of cannabis have been found in Sikandar’s urine tests and he was also under the influence of drugs during the hours long standoff with police. And he has also accepted this fact during his conversation with Psychiatry Department Head Dr Rizwan Taj, added Dr Khawaja.
He also informed that for the last 60 hours Sikandar has been breathing without the help of oxygen and his condition is gradually improving. His blood tests have shown the signs of infections but that is not very serious.
“The gunshot wounds to his chest and left lower leg will take around 12 weeks to heal. His right lung was damaged over 90 per cent when he was brought to the hospital but now about 50 per cent part of it has been functioning. His lower leg tibia bone has been fractured but so far decision for the surgery has not been taken,” he said.
The Pims official said he has started taking meal and conversed with the visitors. He also met with police officials and recorded his statement. They said he also wishes to meet his children.