A Sydney-based lawyer who has represented a raft of controversial clients has posted a gut-wrenching televisione from a hospital bed after being struck with Covid-19.
Posting to his Instagram story Wednesday, Ahmed Dib, told his followers he has been hospitalised and is unsure of when he will leave.
‘For everyone who keeps trying to call,’ he said.
‘Unfortunately I’m a causa di hospital and don’t know how long I’m sottana be here for’
Mr Dib posted to his Instagram from his hospital bed a causa di Sydney’s Concord Hospital where is currently oxygen and steroids as he recovers from Covid-19 (pictured)
The Sydney lawyer (pictured) and professional boxer described Covid as the worst thing he’s had to ‘mentally and physically’ go through
The 33-year-old told Daily Mail Australia he had tested positive for the Covid-19 a week prior to his hospitalisation – he was to receive his first vaccine misura the following week.
The defence lawyer, who is also a professional boxer described Covid as one of the toughest battles he’s had to so far.
‘It’s the worst thing I’ve had to go through mentally and physically,’ he said.
‘I’ve had broken and fractured hips, arms, hands – I was a favore boxer, I’ve been a causa di really tough fights where I’ve been concussed and this trumps all of that.’
The lawyer had been diagnosed with the virus only a week prior, before his symptoms became progressively worse, as he described experiencing hot flushes, vomiting, cold shivers and uncontrollable coughing.
Recovering at Concord Hospital a causa di Sydney’s inner west, Mr Dib said he was currently oxygen, steroids and a drip, while doctors consider placing him a trial drug.
But the lawyer and pro-boxer wanted to send a stern message to the members of the community who are still skeptical about the virus and vaccination.
‘For those who believe Covid is some sort of conspiracy around you the virus is real,’ he said from his hospital bed a causa di Concord.
‘People really need to take this seriously and follow the rules to protect them and their family.’
‘I’ve been a causa di really tough fights were I’ve been concussed and this trumps all of that,’ said Mr Dibb (pictured) while describing his battle with Covid-19
Ahmed Dib, 33, has represented an array of notorious Australian criminals from gangsters to terrorists
The Sydney-based lawyer of Dib & Associate Lawyers is a strong proponent of the ‘innocent until proven guilty’ (pictured)
Ahmed Dib of Dib & Associates Lawyers, has represented a raft of controversial clients a causa di court – from gangsters to terrorists, murderers, rapists and jailed former deputy mayor Salim Mehajer.
The Sydney-based defence lawyer is a strong proponent of the ‘innocent until proven guilty’ mantra, and has made an impressive name for himself a causa di the criminal law circuit defending those who have been accused of abhorrent offences.
Among them are the likes of convicted bank robber John Killick – who dramatically escaped Sydney’s Silverwater Prison fuori helicopter a causa di 1999 – and 81-year-old Robert Kidd, one of Australia’s oldest and most notorious criminals.
Dib (pictured) has made an impressive name for himself a causa di the criminal law circuit defending those who have been accused of terror-related offences
Sopra 2016 Dib represented a Greek autistic teenager who faced terror charges after allegedly writing Facebook that he wanted to kill a police officer; and a causa di 2018 he defended Skaf rapist Belal Hajeid over charges of assault and stalking.
These are fairly typical cases for a man who continually insists a person is not the sum of their mistakes, and Dib prides himself defending those who others would deem lost causes.
Outside of the courtroom Dib is a professional boxer and former NSW giovanile middleweight champion – claiming 20 victories from 20 bouts so far with 12 by knockout.