VISAKHAPATNAM : An aspirant at the ongoing recruitment rally who collapsed after passing the physical test died after suffering cardiac arrest here Wednesday.
P Neelababu (20), a native and resident of Tudi village in Srikakulam district, fought for more than ten hours since being admitted to KGH and then to a private hospital before losing his life while undergoing treatment. Doctors said that he died of cardiac arrest due to renal failure.
According to sources, Neelababu took his token to participate in the army recruitment rally at the Indira Priyadarshini Stadium in One Town area Tuesday and stayed in the city. On Wednesday morning, he appeared for the physical test (running) in which he had to finish three rounds. After finishing the third round, Neelababu collapsed all of a sudden. Officials immediately shifted him to KGH, where the doctors established that he suffered from cardiac arrest. However, he was shifted to a private hospital for advanced treatment. Neelababu breathed his last Wednesday evening.
Neelababu’s local relatives and family members reached the hospital upon knowing that he has been admitted. One Town inspector V Srinivasa Rao said that the body has been sent for postmortem.