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Condition of Kafeel Khan's brother deteriorates

Press Trust of India  |  Gorakhpur (UP) 

Dr Khan's brother, who was shot at by unidentified assailants, was referred to hospital in today after his condition deteriorated.

Dr Khan is an accused in the case related to the deaths of 63 children.

His brother was shot at on Sunday night when he was returning home on his bike near in Humayunpur north area, with three bullets hitting him.

One bullet had hit him in the neck and another on the upper arm and he underwent at a private hospital in Gorakhpur.

According to the hospital, 35-year-old Kashif Jameel's was done by Dr R V Dubey and the bullets were removed. He has been referred to trauma centre at

is an by profession, and married just a year ago.

Dr Khan accused police of making unnecessary delay in his brother surgery,

Police intentionally delayed the and wasted three golden hours.

Police have denied the allegations.

of said that the district hospital referred the injured to the but the family members insisted on carrying out the surgery at a private hospital of their choice.

Local leaders went to the private hospital to see and also met his family.

Syed Iqbal, a local leader, raised question on the law and order situation in the state. "I appeal for proper and speedy investigation and strict action against the culprits," he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 21:55 IST
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