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.