Bargarh: In a bizarre incident, a quack allegedly slit his throat after a woman patient whom he had administered injection died at Banabasapalli village under Sadar police limits in Bargarh district today.
The quack has been identified as Subodh Sahu.
On Monday, Saheb Sahu took her wife Labanga, to Subodh in order to treat her ailing tooth following which the quack administered injections to cure her.
However, the Labanga’s health deteriorated after a few hours. She was then admitted to Bargarh District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in a critical condition where she succumbed.
Following the incident, when the family of the deceased and other villagers went to his clinic to confront the doctor, Subodh out of guilt slit his throat with a knife.
Subodh was initially rushed to Bargarh DHH and later shifted to Burla hospital. His health condition is stated to be critical.