Coronavirus live updates | Mohd. Shahbuddin, former RJD MP serving life term, dies due to COVID-19

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Mohd. Shahbuddin, former RJD MP serving life term, dies due to COVID-19

Four time former Rashtriya Janata Dal MP from Siwan in Bihar Mohd. Shahabuddin dies due to COVID-19. He was serving life imprisonment in double murder case and was shifted to Tihar Jail in New Delhi in 2018 by an order of Supreme Court. After being infected with COVID-19 Shahabuddin was shifted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital for treatment where he died on Saturday morning.

RJD spokesman Mrityunjaj Tiwari has mourned death of the party leader.

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