Chandigarh, May 9: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who was attacked in a Jammu jail last week, has died in a Chandigarh hospital early Thursday morning.
Sanaullah suffered renal failure on Wednesday and doctors said that his condition was “extremely critical”.
“The patient has become extremely critical. He has developed renal failure with no urine output since morning. Hence he was put on peritoneal dialysis by Nephrologists. He had developed hypothermia,” a medical bulletin issued by the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) said on Wednesday.
Sanaullah, who was undergoing life imprisonment at Jammu’s Kot Bhalwal Jail, was attacked ealier this month by an Indian prisoner. The Pakistani was flown from Jammu to Chandigarh for treatment.
Two of his family members were given a 15-day visa to visit him in India.
The attack took place a day after Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner in Pakistan, succumbed to grievous injuries following a murderous assault in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail.