Hyderabad: AIMIM leader, Chandrayanagutta MLA Akabaruddin Owaisi and younger brother of Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, has been shifted to London for emergency treatment. It is said that his health had suddenly deteriorated and he was shifted to London on an emergency basis. Asaduddin Owaisi had mentioned this during a party meeting held today on Sunday.

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In December 2018, Akabaruddin was admitted at the Owaisi Hospital and Research Centre after he complained of severe stomach ache. Doctors pointed out that he had not been keeping well since the attack on his life in 2011 in Barkas, when he was shot in the stomach and sustained several knife injuries. Also Read: Akbaruddin Owaisi Treated At Hospital For Stomach Ache, Stable

After the attack he was operated upon twice. They had also mentioned that his intestines were badly affected though there was no threat to his life.

In a report published in a leading English daily earlier, Akbaruddin Owaisi had said that it was becoming difficult for him to contest elections as his health was in a delicate state. And this could also prevent him from contesting elections in the future.

The Asauddin Owaisi-led All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) had won seven of the eight seats it contested in the Telangana assembly polls in 2018, retaining its hold in its traditional bastion of the Old City of Hyderabad. All the seven sitting MLAs, including Akbaruddin Owaisi, were re-elected. Akbaruddin Owaisi won the Chandrayangutta seat, his fifth in a row since 1999, with a huge margin of 80,263 votes.

His brother Asaduddin Owaisi has asked the party workers and his followers to pray for his speedy recovery.

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