Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, Mar 29:
Tension prevailed at the Sparsh hospital under Saheed Nagar Police limits here on Saturday following a protest by family members of Sucharita Nayak, who died while in the ICU of the hospital for treatment.
Demanding an inquiry into the death of Sucharita, her family members who had come from Laxmisagar, said that she was admitted to the hospital yesterday night to give birth to her child. The deceased had been to hospital for regular check-up earlier. After a safe delivery, this morning they found mother Sucharita was dead. Infuriated by this, family members staged a protest blaming the doctor for her death.
Hundreds of relatives of the deceased protested in front of the hospital for more than two hours today. They demanded action against the doctor who allegedly responsible for her death. They alleged total negligence of doctors in duty.
However, they withdrew their protest after local police intervened in the matter.
Later, the body of the deceased was taken to the Capital hospital here for autopsy by the police.
Inspector-in-charge (IIC) of Saheed Nagar police station Deepak Kumar Mishra said they have registered a case against the hospital officials. Whoever is found guilty during investigation will be punished, the IIC added.
On contacted the hospital authority denied the allegation of their gross negligence and said Sucharita death was happened as she was suffering from heart diseases.