Senior lawyer Rafique-Ul Huq on life support

Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on October 22, 2020

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Rafique-Ul Huq

Senior lawyer and former attorney general Rafique-Ul Huq was put on life support on Wednesday.

He has been suffering from urinary tract infection, low hemoglobin, albumin imbalance, blood pressure fluctuation and low oxygen level.

The senior lawyer in his 80s was now undergoing treatment at Ad-din Medical College Hospital in the capital’s Moghbazar.

The hospital public relation officer Tabibur Rahman said that Rafique-Ul Huq, also chairman of the Ad-din Foundation, was admitted to the hospital on October 15 with problem in taking foods. He was later shifted to the HDU after catching fever.

‘He was found negative in COVID-19 tests, but his other ailments persists,’ Tabibur said.

Later, early Wednesday, he was sifted to the ICU and put on life support, he said.