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Jailed MP Azam Khan to be shifted to hospital after health condition deteriorates

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Senior Samajwadi Party MP Mohammad Azam Khan, who is currently lodged in Sitapur jail, will be shifted to a hospital after his health conditon deteriorated.

Azam Khan had recently recovered from Covid and was discharged from hospital last week after being on oxygen support for several days. (Photo: PTI)

Senior Samajwadi Party MP Mohammad Azam Khan, who is currently lodged in Sitapur jail, will be shifted to a hospital after his health conditon deteriorated. He had recently recovered from Covid and was discharged from hospital last week after being on oxygen support for several days.

On Monday morning, a team of doctors reached Sitapur jail to treat Azam Khan after his health condition deteriorated.

Azam Khan had tested positive for Covid-19 on April 30 and was shifted to a hospital for treatment as his condition worsened. Even though Khan tested negative on June 1, he continued to be kept in the hospital’s intensive care unit and put on oxygen support for several days.

He was later discharged from the hospital on July 13 and taken to the jail.

Azam Khan, a member of Parliament from Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur, had been lodged in Sitapur jail since February 2020 with more than a hundred cases registered against him.

(With inputs from Arvind Sharma in Sitapur)

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