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Mr. Jiwal suddenly had a spell of dizziness and chest pain in the afternoon

Chennai Police Commissioner Shankar Jiwal has been admitted to the Apollo hospitals following sudden chest pain.

While he was in his office in Vepery in the afternoon, he suddenly had a spell of dizziness and chest pain. The staff called for an ambulance, but Mr. Jiwal had acute pain, the staff and police officers took him in the official van to a nearby private hospital. From there, he was referred to Apollo hospitals, sources said.

A release from the hospital said he was immediately attended to under the care of interventional cardiologist G. Sengottuvelu. He is presently stable and under observation, the release added.