Amar Singh hospitalised for abnormal kidney functioning

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New Delhi, Sept 13: Jailed former Samajwadi party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh has been admitted to hospital due to abnormalities in the functioning of his kidneys. Charged in the cash for votes scam, Singh was admitted late Monday night to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Sunil Gupta, Tihar jail spokesman revealed that the creatine levels in his body rose considerably leading to the hospitalisation. Creatinine is vital and a reliable indicator in assessing the functioning of the kidneys. [Read: Amar ho! Amar Singh lives it up large behind bars]

Admitted to the private ward of the AIIMS, 55-year-old Amar Singh is treated under the care of Dr S Gupta, head of the Nephrology, AIIMS. Gupta commented on Singh's health, "Since his creatinine level was high, we decided to shift him to AIIMS."

An initial examination by Tihar jail officials noted the high levels of creatinine in the body. Amar Singh was in Tihar jail since Sept 6. Tihar officials had clarified with the special court the status on Singh's health citing that the health parameters of Singh was "stable and normal".

Amar Singh's bail plea is due to be considered today (Sept 13).

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