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Lokpal Member AK Tripathi Dies After Testing Positive For COVID-19

New Delhi: Lokpal member Justice (retired) Ajay Kumar Tripathi, who examined constructive for COVID-19, died after struggling a cardiac arrest on the AIIMS Trauma Centre right here on Saturday, official sources mentioned.

Tripathi (62) breathed his final round 9 PM.

A former chief justice of the Chhattisgarh Excessive Court docket, he had been within the AIIMS Trauma Centre, which has been transformed right into a devoted COVID-19 hospital, because the first week of April.

“He was very sick. He was in the ICU and on a ventilator for last three days,” one of many sources mentioned.

Tripathi is without doubt one of the 4 judicial members of the anti-corruption ombudsman, Lokpal.

(PTI)

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