Paras in coma; undergoes surgery


KATHMANDU: Nepal’s former prince Paras Shah who suffered a heart attack on Tuesday evening at his Bangkok residence has undergone a heart surgery at Bangkok-based Samitiveg Hospital. The former prince had been residing in the Thai capital for the past three years.

The health condition of the deposed prince is critical and is undergoing treatment in coma. Prior to this, he was arrested by the Thai police on charges of possessing illegal drugs and resorting to vandalism at his rented apartment.

Shah’s family member are learnt to have flown to the Thai capital to meet ailing Paras.