Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi, ameer of Bangladesh Hefajat-e-Islam who again fell ill has been airlifted to Dhaka for better treatment.
He was taken to the capital from Chattogram in the afternoon as his condition was critical, said physicians.
Ahmed Shafi will receive treatment at Asgar Ali Hospital.
He fell ill on Thursday noon amid students’ movement at his Al-Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul Islam Madrasa in Hathazari upazila in Chattogram.
The 105-year-old Hefajat ameer was taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) at night.
A medical board formed for her treatment sat in a meeting on Friday morning which suggested sending him to Dhaka.
On July 20, the Hejafat chief, who has been suffering from old-age complications, including diabetes, and high blood pressure, was admitted to the CMCH. He was discharged on July 25.
Earlier on June 6, he was admitted to the same hospital with old-age complications.
He returned to Hathazari madrasa on June 16 after making recovery.