She said her husband’s kidneys also started malfunctioning.

Farat said a medical board was formed to ensure proper treatment of the senior lawyer.

She urged all to pray for the speedy recovery of Mahbub who was admitted to the hospital on 16 August with Covid infections.

Former vice-president of the Bangladesh Bar Council and president of Supreme Court Bar Association, Mahbub is one of the lawyers of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.