Shawkat Ali, one of the accused in Agartala Conspiracy Case, on life support

Shawkat Ali, one of the accused in Agartala Conspiracy Case, on life support



Col (retd) Shawkat Ali, former Deputy Speaker and one of the accused in the Agartala Conspiracy Case, has been put on life support at the Dhaka Combined Military Hospital today.

Suffering from multiple old age-related complications including kidney and heart related problems, Shawkat Ali was admitted at the Dhaka CMH on October 29, Udoy Shawkat Ali, grandson of the former deputy speaker, told The Daily Star.

Shawkat Ali, 83, is also suffering from pneumonia, he also said.

Col (retd) Shawkat Ali was elected MP from Shariatpur-2 constituency six times.