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Malda hospital ransacked after patient's death

PTI Nov 15, 2018

Panic gripped Malda Medical College & Hospital on Wednesday when a mob, infuriated by the death of a local doctor for alleged medical negligence, went on the rampage causing damage to the property, police said.





To bring the situation under control, a large number of policemen have been posted at the hospital premises, they said.Kayim Ali (50), a resident of Sujapur under Kaliachowk Police Station, was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday afternoon. He was admitted to the infectious disease ward of the hospital where tests conducted on him showed that he had low platelet count.

Ali needed blood transfusion urgently but the hospital delayed it, his family members said. When they protested the delay, the security guards of the hospital attacked them on Tuesday night, they alleged. After Ali died Wednesday morning, the situation turned worse, said Purnendu Kundu, Inspector-in-Charge Englishbazar Police Station. He said the hospital authorities have not filed any written complaint and no arrests have been made.

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