He tested positive on April 20 and was undergoing treatment in hospital
NEW DELHI: Former Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, who was lodged in Tihar jail, died of COVID-19 at a city hospital on Saturday.
Director General (Prisons) Sandeep Goel confirmed the development.
Prison officials said that gangster-turned-politician Shahabuddin, who was serving serving life imprisonment in Tihar, tested positive on April 20 and was admitted to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, where he died during treatment.
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