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Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq suffers 'mild stroke'

Published : Sunday, 18 October, 2020 at 11:48 PM  Count : 293

Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq suffers 'mild stroke'

Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq suffers 'mild stroke'

Former attorney general and senior lawyer of the Supreme Court Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq has suffered a mild stroke. As a result, his right hand is not working.

Besides, he feels physical weakness and anaemia due to old-age complications.

Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq is now undergoing treatment at Ad-Din Hospital at Maghbazar in Dhaka.

Ad-Din Hospital's director Dr Nahid Yasmin said on Sunday that a doctor and a nurse of Ad-Din Hospital went to the residence of Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq receiving a phone call. Reaching the residence, Dr Richmond Roland Gomez advised him to get admit to a hospital as quickly as possible. Following his admission to Ad-Din Hospital, it was observed that Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq's right hand somewhat weak. After examination, it was found that he had suffered a mild stroke.

Dr Nahid Yasmin also said Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq has not been taking food properly. Because of it, he feels weakness. Besides, he suffers from anemia. He has been undergoing treatment at the hospital. He can also talk. Doctors have been taking care of him round-the-clock.

Earlier on Thursday. the elderly lawyer was brought at the hospital. After diagnostic tests, he has been given treatment at a cabin. He has been undergoing treatment under the supervision of Dr Richmond Roland Gomez of Ad-Din Hospital.

Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq's wife Dr Farida Huq died in 2011. Since then he has become alone.


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