New Delhi: Lokpal member Justice AK Tripathi (retired), who was a former Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court, has died due to coronavirus infection, sources said. He was 62. On April 2, he was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi, after he showed symptoms of COVID-19, which he reportedly got from his daughter and cook, reports said. Also Read - Nepal Airport Under Renovation Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

On Saturday, he was put on a ventilator after his condition turned critical. He died at 8:45 pm today. Also Read - Bangladesh Govt Decides Not to Extend COVID-19 Shutdown



Justice Tripathi is one of the four judicial members of the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal. Also Read - COVID-19 Cases Cross 1.6 Lakh-mark; Death Toll Above 4,600; Shah Speaks to CMs Over Lockdown Extension | Key Points