Pravin Mahajan "very critical" after brain haemorrhage
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Last Updated: Saturday, December 12, 2009, 12:49
Zeenews Bureau

Mumbai: Pravin Mahajan, who is serving life sentence for murdering his brother and BJP leader Pramod Mahajan, on Friday suffered brain haemorrhage and was admitted to the ICU section of a local hospital in Thane.

Mahajan, who was out on 14-day parole since late November to meet his ailing wife Sarangi, has gone into coma as a result and is currently on ventilator, doctors at the Jupiter Hospital said.

"Pravin has suffered an extensive pontine haemorrhage (brain haemorrhage) and is currently on a life support system. His condition is very critical and he is deeply unconscious," a health bulletin said.

Pravin Mahajan, who was lodged at the Nashik Central Jail, was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by a Mumbai court in December 2007 for killing his elder brother Pramod at his home in Worli on April 22, 2006.

First Published: Saturday, December 12, 2009, 12:49

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