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Shift Covid-hit Kappan to super-specialty hospital, Kerala CM writes to Adityanath

KERALA CHIEF Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday wrote to his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath, in search of his intervention to shift jailed journalist Siddique Kappan, who has examined optimistic for Covid and is admitted to a Mathura hospital, to a super-specialty hospital since he’s dealing with “extreme well being issues”.

His letter got here hours after Raihana, Kappan’s spouse, wrote to Chief Justice of India N V Ramana, saying the journalist’s well being is in grave hazard. Within the letter despatched by her lawyer, Raihana claimed Kappan has been tied to a hospital mattress and isn’t with the ability to take meals or use bathroom for the previous 4 days.

“It’s reported that he [Kappan] is having diabetes and coronary heart illnesses. After getting contaminated with Covid-19, he has been admitted to KVM Hospital, Mathura. He’s reportedly being stored chained to his mattress even when his well being situation is precarious. I request your good self to intervene within the matter so {that a} humane therapy is accorded to Kappan,” Vijayan wrote to Adityanath.

“Professional well being care, mandatory for him, may be severely thought-about by shifting him to a different super-specialty hospital, the place fashionable life-saving services are ensured. Folks normally and the media fraternity particularly are anxious to learn about his predicament and human rights and are very a lot involved about his plight. I request you to ensure that he will get all medical services,” Vijayan added.

Eleven MPs from Kerala too have written to the Chief Justice of India, in search of an pressing listening to of a petition to shift Kappan to AIIMS. The MPs — Ok Sudhakaran, Ok Muraleedharan, E T Mohammed Basheer, V Ok Sreekandan, Ramya Haridas, Benny Behanan, T N Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, Anto Antony, N Ok Premachandran and P V Abdul Wahab – mentioned: “Kappan sustained severe accidents after he fell unconscious in Mathura jail. He’s affected by Covid-19 and has been admitted within the Mathura Medical Faculty Hospital. His situation is severe and he wants higher therapy.”

“We, subsequently, implore you to save lots of Kappan’s life by giving him an pressing listening to within the matter requesting for the problem of mandatory orders to shift him from Mathura Medical Faculty Hospital to AIIMS, Delhi,” they mentioned. “This very second, Kappan is battling the coronavirus at its severity. Unable to devour meals and with denied proper to a rest room for 4 days, he has turn into extraordinarily weak. It’s stunning past phrases that such grave violation of human rights is going on in our India, a democracy.”

In her plea submitted by advocate Wills Mathews, Kappan’s spouse mentioned he’s “chained like an animal to a cot of the Medical Faculty Hospital, Mathura, with out mobility, and he might neither take meals nor go to the bathroom for the final greater than 4 days, and may be very crucial. If speedy corrective steps will not be taken, it would end in his premature demise”.

When contacted, Mathura Jail Superintendent Shailendra Maitreyi advised The Indian The Press Reporter, “He’s at the moment on the Covid centre for Mathura district. Her allegation can’t be proper. The Medical Faculty is consistently inspected by district officers. I’ve his standing report until yesterday, through which the hospital mentioned his situation is steady and oxygen degree is 96. Though he’s diabetic, his blood sugar degree can be regular in line with the written standing report.”

Kappan was arrested in reference to an alleged conspiracy to incite non secular enmity over the Hathras incident through which a Dalit lady was killed final September after being allegedly gang-raped. Whereas the UP police have alleged that Kappan was a part of the conspiracy to disrupt peace in Hathras, his lawyer maintains he was going to report on the case. —Inputs from ENS, Lucknow

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