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Treated by a drunk doctor in Jalandhar hospital, 16-yr-old dies after injection

Press Reporter News Service

Jalandhar, October 12

A 16-year-old boy, Vansh, of Mukerian (Hoshiarpur), who met with an accident and admitted to a personal hospital, Guardian Hospital, died barely half an hour after he was administered an injection by a physician who was allegedly in an inebriated situation right here on Monday night.


As quickly because the members of the family of the sufferer got here to know that the physician was drunk, excessive drama was witnessed on the hospital because the sufferer’s kin began beating up the physician and referred to as the police.

The police on Tuesday registered a case in opposition to the physician of the hospital who reportedly gave unsuitable remedy to the kid in an inebriated state.

Police investigation revealed that the accused, Dr Jitendra, who was treating the affected person, was inebriated. The intense lapse throughout the responsibility hours was additionally confirmed within the medical examination performed by the police on Monday evening on the Civil Hospital. A case below Part 304 (culpable murder) of the IPC has been registered in opposition to the physician.

SHO, Police Division 6, Inspector Sukhjit Singh, mentioned the case was registered following the statements of the sufferer’s members of the family. The alcohol check was performed on the physician on the Civil Hospital final evening after the accusations of the members of the family, the report of which got here again constructive, added the SHO.

The sufferer was admitted to the hospital located close to Milkbar Chowk in Mannequin City at round 6.30pm. Chander Kumar, father of the sufferer, acknowledged that his son had met with an accident during which a faculty bus was concerned.

Following the accident, he was rushed to a hospital in Mukerian, the place docs additional referred him to Guardian Hospital in Jalandhar. Vansh had acquired grievous accidents round his ribs.

His members of the family additional alleged that their son died because of the negligence of the physician and hospital workers. They alleged that Vansh died after the physician injected him a unsuitable dose. The infuriated members of the family additionally thrashed hospital workers. After they blocked the highway, the police reached the spot to take management of the scenario. When issues appeared to exit of hand, the police took the physician for the medical examination.

The SHO acknowledged that investigation was underway in opposition to the physician. Motion can be taken accordingly in opposition to him if the cost of medical negligence is proved in opposition to him.

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