Lokpal member Justice AK Tripathi dies of COVID at AIIMS
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Lokpal member Justice AK Tripathi dies of COVID at AIIMS

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New Delhi, May 2 : Lokpal Judicial Member Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi succumbed to COVID 19 on Saturday night at the AIIMS. He was 62. According to sources, Tripathi was admitted to the AIIMS almost a month ago when he had contracted the infection, and his condition deteriorated since then.

His condition was critical and he was on ventilator support at the Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre in AIIMS being treated for COVID since April 2 and breathed his last at around 2030 hours on Saturday.

He was former Chief Justice of the Chattisgarh High Court, and he was appointed as one of the members in the Lokpal last year. It is also being said that two of the people from his residence had also contracted the virus, but had recovered fully. (UNI)

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