Maharastra ex-minister Chhagan Bhujbal admitted to hospital with low platelet count

Former Maharashtra minister and senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case, was on Saturday admitted to a city hospital, after he complaint of body pain.

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2016, 04:06 AM IST
Maharastra ex-minister Chhagan Bhujbal admitted to hospital with low platelet count

Mumbai: Former Maharashtra minister and senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case, was on Saturday admitted to a city hospital, after he complaint of body pain.

Dr TP Lahane, dean of the government-run JJ Hospital where Bhujbal is admitted, told PTI that the NCP leader had fever and his blood platelet count was down, and complained of body pain. According to Lahane, bhujbal showed symptoms of dengue.

When asked if he was showing symptoms of dengue, Lahane said it was yet to be ascertained.

Bhujbal has been lodged in Arthur Road jail in the city since March this year after the ED arrested him in Maharashtra Sadan scam and other cases.