Former Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, who’s at the moment present process remedy on the DDU hospital after he examined positive for Covid-19 on April 20, is alleged to be critical and docs are planning to shift him to the LNJP hospital, sources stated.
Shahabuddin is in Tihar Jail and is serving a life sentence for murder.
DG (Tihar) Sandeep Goel stated the previous MP had contracted the virus on April 20 and was admitted to DDU hospital then.
Data supplied by the Tihar Jail authorities until April 23 revealed that the jail has 227 energetic instances amongst jail inmates and 60 amongst jail workers, together with a jail superintendent and two jail docs. Four inmates have died of Covid-19 up to now, officers stated.
Recently, gangster Chhota Rajan and former JNU scholar Umar Khalid, each of who’re in Tihar, had examined positive for the virus.
“Currently there are around 20,000 prisoners in Tihar. As many as 241 inmates and 60 staff have tested positive since March. Recently, the Tihar Jail administration also decided to cancel meetings between prisoners and their family members following a surge in Covid-19 cases in Delhi,” an official stated, including that the Tihar administration is now planning to grant parole to a number of the inmates to decongest the jail.