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Jailed RJD strongman Shahabuddin dies of Covid

Shahabuddin was serving a life sentence in a murder case and was admitted to the hospital on April 20
Mohammad Shahabuddin
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PTI   |   New Delhi   |   Published 02.05.21, 01:10 AM

Jailed former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin died of Covid-19 at the Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) Hospital here on Saturday, the Delhi prisons department said.

Shahabuddin, 53, who was serving a life sentence in a murder case, was admitted to the hospital on April 20, it said.

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Prison officials said Shahabuddin was admitted to the ICU two-three days ago. The former Siwan MP was lodged in high-security jail number 2 at Tihar, they said.

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife Rabri Devi and

son Tejashwi Yadav condoled Shahabuddin’s death. 



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