Barrister Rafique-ul Haque kept on life support

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DHAKA, Oct 21, 2020 (BSS) – Prominent lawyer and former Attorney
General Barrister Rafique-ul Haque has been kept on life support at
the capital’s Ad Din Hospital.

The hospital’s public relations officer Tabibur Rahman told BSS
today that Rafique-ul Haque, also chairman of the Ad-din Foundation,
has been kept on life support in intensive care unit (ICU) since last
night following deterioration in his health.

Ad-Din Hospital’s director general Dr Nahid Yasmin said that
Rafique-ul Haque was admitted to the hospital on October 15.

He has been suffering from various old-aged complications including
anemia, she added.

He was the Attorney General from April 7, 1990 to December 17 of
the same year.

During the caretaker government in 2007-2008, he lent legal support
for top ranking political leaders.