Barrister Rafiq-ul Haque on life support

Staff Correspondent

22 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Barrister Rafiq-ul

Haque on

life support

Renowned lawyer Barrister Rafiq-ul Haque has been put on life support due to deterioration of his physical condition.

Dr Nahid Yasmin, director of the hospital, confirmed that condition of the senior lawyer deteriorated Tuesday night requiring life support.

Rafiq-ul Haque, former Attorney General, was admitted to the Ad-Din Hospital in Moghbazar in the capital on October 15 as he was suffering from anemia, urine and other complications.

Later, he was released, taken to city’s Paltan residence and readmitted to hospital.

Aged 85, Barrister Rafiq, chairman of Ad-din Foundation, is currently under the supervision of Dr Richmond Roland Gomez in the hospital.

Born in 1935 in Kolkata, he was enrolled as a lawyer in Bangladesh. In 1990, he served as top law officer of the country. He underwent a knee surgery in 2017.

His relatives sought the blessings of countrymen for his quick recovery from the illness.

Barrister Rafiq-ul-Haque is known for his philanthropic activities. He donated ambulance and extended logistic supports to diabetic and other hospitals.