Ailing Pakistani prisoner dies in hospital; 66-year-old was arrested in Kutch after illegally crossing border for fishing

An ailing Pakistani prisoner, Mohammad Anin Chaudhary from Karachi, died at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital during treatment, said police

Press Trust of India March 07, 2019 22:20:25 IST
Ailing Pakistani prisoner dies in hospital; 66-year-old was arrested in Kutch after illegally crossing border for fishing
  • Mohammad Anin Chaudhary, a resident of Karachi, was lodged at Palara jail near Bhuj town of Kutch district since 2017

  • He was arrested on charges of illegally crossing the India-Pakistan border in near the creek area in Kutch for fishing

  • The 66-year-old was a 'stroke patient' and he died during treatment at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital

Bhuj: An ailing Pakistani prisoner died at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital Thursday during treatment, said police.

Ailing Pakistani prisoner dies in hospital 66yearold was arrested in Kutch after illegally crossing border for fishing

Representational image. AFP

The prisoner, Mohammad Anin Chaudhary, a resident of Karachi, was lodged at Palara jail near Bhuj town of Kutch district since 2017.

The 66-year-old was arrested by the Jakhau police of Kutch district on charges of illegally crossing the India-Pakistan border in the creek area for fishing, said officials.

According to civil superintendent MM Prabhakar, the patient referred to the hospital was a "stroke patient" and he died during treatment.

"In March last year, he was sentenced to three years in jail by a local court. He was lodged at Palara jail near Bhuj. When his condition deteriorated on 20 February, he was first referred to a hospital in Bhuj and later shifted to Ahmedabad Civil Hospital," said a senior official.

The official added Chaudhary could not recover and eventually died Thursday in the hospital.

Updated Date:

also read

Seventeen dead after passenger van falls into river in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
World

Seventeen dead after passenger van falls into river in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Rescue teams tried to locate the missing passengers but the difficult terrain and depth of the river hampered the operation, officials said

Patient dies after former security guard posing as doctor performs surgery in Pakistan's Lahore
World

Patient dies after former security guard posing as doctor performs surgery in Pakistan's Lahore

An administrator of Lahore's Mayo Hospital said it was unclear what type of surgery the imposter had performed in the presence of a qualified technician

Pakistan name squads for England and West Indies tours; uncapped Azam Khan picked for T20Is
First Cricket News

Pakistan name squads for England and West Indies tours; uncapped Azam Khan picked for T20Is

Pace bowlers Muhammad Abbas and Naseem Shah have also won back spots in the Test squad that will play two games against the West Indies in Jamaica.