Odisha: Attendant thrashes patient to death for urinating on hosp premises

Keonjhar: A patient died after allegedly being thrashed by an attendant of another patient at the Anandapur sub-divisional hospital in Odisha’s Keonjhar district.

According to reports, Goutam Mukhi (30) of Mukhisahi in Anandapur was undergoing treatment at the hospital. While he was urinating on the premises of the hospital around 4 pm yesterday, Balaram Dalei, the attendant, slapped Goutam leaving him critically injured.

The patient lost consciousness and was hospitalised. He was later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as his condition deteriorated. However, he breathed his last while undergoing treatment late last night.

Acting on a complaint lodged by the family members of the deceased, police have arrested Balaram.

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