V K Sasikala taken to Bengaluru hospital after complaints of fever, breathing difficulty

Sasikala has been taken to the Bowring and Lady Curzon authorities hospital in Bengaluru from the central jail.


UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:50 PM IST

With per week left for her launch from Bengaluru jail, V K Sasikala on Wednesday has been taken to Bengaluru, after she all of the sudden complained of difficulty in breathing and fever. She has been taken to the Bowring and Lady Curzon authorities hospital in Bengaluru from the central jail, in accordance to the information company ANI.

Sasikala, a detailed confidante of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalitha, was arrested in 2017 after the Supreme Court of India pronounced her time period in a two-decade-old disproportionate belongings case.

After serving her time period within the jail for greater than 4 years and a positive of 10 crore was paid, Sasikala was set for launch from the jail on January 27, 2021, in accordance to her lawyer Raja Senthoor Pandian, who confirmed the information on Tuesday. He additionally mentioned that Bengaluru jail authorities have confirmed the identical to him.

Also learn: Sasikala to be launched from jail on January 27

“She has been having intermittent fever for the past week. Doctors in the prison have been treating her for the same. Since morning today, her oxygen level has been observed to be low. She will be taken to the hospital and would return back to the prison,” he mentioned whereas speaking with a Tamil TV information station on Wednesday.

When requested if fever and drop in oxygen ranges are signs of the Covid-19 illness, Pandian mentioned medical doctors haven’t confirmed it, although she is perhaps additionally examined for coronavirus an infection whereas on the hospital.

He additionally denied potentialities of her medical situation impacting her launch from the jail. “On January 27, 2021, at 10am she will be released as I have already said. We have got an official letter regarding the matter and there are no changes in it. Until she is in the prison, her protection and medical complaints would be attended by the prison authorities,” he added.

Tamil Nadu meeting elections are solely months away and Sasikala’s return at such a time was extremely anticipated. However, Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami throughout his go to to Delhi on Tuesday dominated out all probabilities of her becoming a member of or main the AIADMK social gathering. “There is no chance of her joining. She is not in the AIADMK party,” he mentioned.


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