UP Govt Shifts Ailing Hathras Detainee Atiq-ur-Rehman to AIIMS 

Atiqur Rahman
This comes after ultimatum by Allahabad High Court 
Team Clarion

New Delhi — Under pressure from the Allahabad High Court, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday shifted jailed student leader Atiq-ur-Rahman to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi for medical care and potential surgery since he is suffering from server heart related ailments.

On Tuesday Allahabad High Court gave two days ultimatum to the government to explain as to why Rahman’s shift to AIIMS was being delayed.
He had filed bail application seeking releif on medical grounds.
Rahman who is in jail for more than a year along with three others under the UAPA on charges of conspiracy after UP police arrested them near Mathura while they were on way to Hathras to meet the family of a Dalit Woman who was gang-raped and murdered allegedly by upper caste men.
Rahman, a Ph.D. scholar at Chaudhary Charan Singh University in Meerut and national leader of Campus Front of India, is suffering from Severe Aortic Regurgitation, a cardiac condition when aortic valve in the heart does not shut securely enough.
 Heart failure is the most dangerous consequence that might occur as a result of this condition. Doctors have advised him surgery.


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