Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami brought to AIIMS after SC order; ailing CPM leader was under house arrest in Srinagar since abrogation of Article 370

  • Ailing CPI(M) leader MY Tarigami, who has been under house arrest for over a month in Srinagar, was shifted to AIIMS here on Monday morning

  • SC had on Thursday said that Tarigami should be shifted 'at the earliest' to AIIMS, Delhi, from Srinagar

  • He had been put under house arrested in the early hours of 5 August when the Centre abrogated Article 370

New Delhi: Ailing CPI(M) leader MY Tarigami, who has been under house arrest for over a month in Srinagar, was shifted to AIIMS on Monday morning, officials said.

 Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami brought to AIIMS after SC order; ailing CPM leader was under house arrest in Srinagar since abrogation of Article 370

File image of MY Tarigami. Twitter@ANI

Accompanied by a doctor, a relative and a police officer, Tarigami arrived in Delhi and was immediately taken to AIIMS, the officials said.

The Supreme Court (SC) had on Thursday said that Tarigami should be shifted "at the earliest" to "the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, from Srinagar, where he is under house arrest."

He had been put under house arrested in the early hours of 5 August when the Centre abrogated special status to Jammu and Kashmir under the Constitution.

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Updated Date: Sep 09, 2019 11:47:10 IST