Slain ATS chief Hemant Karkare’s wife Kavita Karkare dies

kavitaMUMBAI: Children of Kavita Karkare, wife of former Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad chief Hemant Karkare who died fighting terrorists during the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai, gave consent for her organs to be donated after the hospital declared Kavita brain dead on Sunday evening.
Kavita (57) was brought to PD Hinduja Hospital at Mahim on Saturday after she suffered brain haemorrhage. According to hospital sources, it was her son Akash who rushed her to the hospital and she later slipped into coma with a severe brain damage.
“She had severe brain damage due to brain haemorrhage. She was kept in ventilator but not responding to treatment. We declared her brain dead on Sunday and counselled her children who later consented for organ donation,” said a doctor from the hospital.
Kavita’s daughters- Jui Navare and Sayali reached hospital early Monday morning and supported their brother’s decision for organ donation. According to hospital, the decision has given new lease of life to two end stage kidney patients and one end stage liver patient. Kavita’s children also decided to donate their mother’s eyes and skin.

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