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Mayor Annisul on life support

29 Nov, 2017 11:47:00

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq, who has been undergoing treatment in London for cerebral vasculitis, is now on life support in a hospital there.

The DNCC mayor has been taken to the ICU due to some infections in blood, according to his family.

Mizanur Rahman, personal assistant to the mayor, on Tuesday evening said Annisul has been kept under life support in the hospital since Monday as his condition was deteriorating.

The DNCC Mayor was shifted from the intensive care unit of the hospital to another hospital for physiotherapy on October 31. 

He, however, declined to elaborate further. 

Annisul, who had been suffering from neurological problem (dizziness and lack of balance) was diagnosed with cerebral vasculitis at a London neurology hospital. The mayor got admitted to the hospital on August 13. 

Annisul flew to London on personal purpose on 29 July.