Abdul Nasser Madani shifted to Manipal Hospital

Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 14:24

Bangalore: Jailed Kerala-based PDP leader Abdul Nasser Madani, admitted to a private hospital recently for treatment of diabetes, was shifted to a multi-speciality hospital here in the wee hours on Saturday after he complained of giddiness.

Madani, arrested in connection with the 2008 serial bomb blasts here, was shifted from Soukhya Hospital to the Manipal Hospital at around 2 am after he complained of tiredness and giddiness, Medical Advisory Board of Manipal Hospitals (MHS) chairman Dr Sudarshan Ballal told a news agency.

His condition was "quite stable" and doctors were examining him, Ballal said.

Madani, lodged in the Central Prison here since his arrest in August, 2010, was admitted to Soukhya Hospital on January 07 for treatment of diabetes and related eye complication.

The Karnataka High Court, while rejecting his bail plea, had in November last year permitted him to avail treatment in a hospital of his choice under police escort.

Madani is among 31 persons chargesheeted in the case relating to the July 2008 bomb blasts in which one person was killed and 20 others were injured.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 14:24

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