By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, Feb. 26: Hemraj Awasthi, 30, who was critically injured during a demonstration staged in Baneshwor area on Thursday against the MCC compact, is undergoing treatment at intensive care unit (ICU) of the Annapurna Neurological Institute and Allied Sciences, Babarmahal, said the police administration on Friday.
Awasthi was taken out from ventilator support and kept in an ICU ward on Friday morning after he underwent two head surgeries of elevation of depressed facture and epidural and subdural hematoma, according to a press statement issued by the Hospital Friday, stated the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, in its press statement.
Dinesh Raj Mainali, Spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police Range, said that the hospital had made the status of his health condition public on Friday and that he had been undergoing treatment in an ICU. He is a permanent resident of Nabadurga Rural Municipality-5 in Dadeldhura district and temporarily residing in Tikathali in Lalitpur district.
As the patient needed ‘O’ Negative blood, y Saminath Yadav, 23, a policeman of No. 1 Battalion under the Police Headquarters, Naxal, donated blood for him, SP Mainali said. According to the police, Awasthi was first taken to Everest Hospital, Baneshwor and referred to the Trauma Centre and then again taken to Annapurna Hospital.