Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) general secretary Nahida Nasreen today expressed grave concern over the deteriorating health condition of its incarcerated chairperson Syeda Aasiya Andrabi, who along with her personal secretary has been kept detained at women's police station, Rambagh.
"Andrabi, who is suffering from bronchitis, was ill due to the change in climate. Further, the lack of space and hygiene at the police station has aggravated her problem. She has been on medication due to prolonged problem of Asthma. She wasn't able to get proper medication at the police station which has led to critical health conditions," Nasreen, in a statement today, said.
"If anything untoward happened to her during detention, the onus of responsibility will lie on the authorities," she said.
"The family members who visited her this morning said that she has had an asthma attack due to which she had been coughing throughout the night.
Her blood pressure is up and no medical facilities have been provided to her," she added.