Nepal’s former crown prince Paras suffers 3rd cardiac arrest

Kathmandu: Nepal’s former crown prince Paras Shah suffered a third cardiac arrest on Monday afternoon.

The former prince was taken to the Norvic Hospital in Kathmandu at around 4 pm (local time) after he complained of uneasiness. According to the hospital, it is his third cardiac arrest.

“Former prince Paras Shah was brought to the Emergency room of our hospital at around 4:15 pm. After a brief check-up in the emergency room, he was shifted to the ‘International Emergency’ room of the hospital and was swiftly shifted to Cathlab and Coronary Angiogram was performed, which showed his hearts arteries were blocked.

In order to open the blocked arteries, Coronary Angioplasty and Stent transplant were conducted and he now been shifted to CCU,” a statement from RP Mainali, Norvic Hospital’s Corporate Communication DGM, stated.

The hospital stated that Paras’ health is stable but ruled out that he is out of danger. It also confirmed that the former prince would remain in the hospital for a few more days.

Son of Gyanendra Shah, the last king of Nepal, Paras was the heir apparent to the throne from 2001 until 2008, when the Interim Constituent Assembly abolished the practice of monarchy in the Himalayan nation.