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No interference in Jayalalithaa’s medical treatment: Apollo Hospitals

Jayalalithaa was hospitalised for fever and dehydration in September 2016 and passed away on December 5.

india Updated: Jul 18, 2017 21:09 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Chennai
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Late AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's memorial near party mentor M G Ramachandran at the MGR Memorial in Chennai. (PTI File Photo)

Apollo Hospitals said on Tuesday there was “no interference” in the treatment given to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and it is ready to face any probe.

Speaking to reporters here on Tuesday, Apollo Hospital Group’s Founder Chairman Prathap C Reddy said: “We have all the data. There was no interference in the medical treatment given to her (Jayalalithaa).”

He said Jayalalithaa was improving well but suddenly suffered cardiac arrest.

Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo Hospital here on September 22, 2016 for fever and dehydration. She was in the hospital till she passed away on December 5, 2016.

Several political parties including former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam have demanded a detailed probe into the treatment given to Jayalalithaa and the circumstances that led to her hospitalisation.

First Published: Jul 18, 2017 21:09 IST