Odiha News: Former Bihar’s Bahubali MP (Rashtriya Janata Dal) Mohammad Shahabuddin was infected with coronavirus and was being treated in Delhi hospital has died. Mohammad Shahabuddin, who was serving a life sentence in Delhi’s Tihar Jail, was treated at a hospital in New Delhi.
The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government and the jail administration to provide medical services to Mohammad after he was detected as Covid positive. Last Tuesday night, his report came out positive. He was later admitted to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, Shaheed Mangal Pandey Marg, Nanak Pura, Hari Nagar, New Delhi.
He was 53 at the time of his death. Shahabuddin was a PhD holder in Political science. He was elected two times to the Bihar assembly and once to Loksabha. He has 3 children.
The AAP government and the prison authority were ordered by the Delhi High Court on Wednesday after Shabuddin was detected Covid positive to ensure adequate medical monitoring and treatment for former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin.
Justice Prathiba M Singh asked the doctor in charge of the Covid-19 patients to track Shahabuddin’s health and care, as well as consult with senior doctors at the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital if necessary.
According to the court, the former RJD MP, who is serving a life sentence for murder, was allowed to talk to a family member twice a day.
Earlier, Mohammad’s father, Sheikh Mohammad Hasibullah, died last September. Mohammad was then denied parole from Tihar Jail. More than 30 criminal cases are still pending against the former MP, who is serving a life sentence in connection with the murders.
In a 2004 double murder case in which two brothers were killed for refusing to pay ransom money, the Supreme Court upheld the conviction and sentencing of former lawmaker and RJD Bahubali leader Mohammad Shahabuddin and three others.
The four appeals filed by the convicts against the Patna High Court judgement were dismissed at the threshold by a bench consisting of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, justices SK Kaul and KM Joseph.
“We can’t see any reason to intervene. The petitions for Special Leave have been rejected. “The bench went on to say that the case was particularly heinous since a witness to his brother’s murder was also killed.
In August 2004, Satish and Girish Roshan were assassinated in Siwan for refusing to pay ransom money. On June 6, 2014, a third brother, Rajiv Roshan, who was an eyewitness, was shot and killed.