Family Blames Medical Negligence & Swindling Money After Man’s Death


Bhubaneswar: The family of a man, hailing from Balipattta slum under Mancheswar police limits has alleged medical negligence and swindling money against a noted private hospital in Bhubaneswar following the death of a patient on Tuesday.

According to the complinant, deceased Sanjib Mahakud was admitted to the hospital on September 10 after he complained about deteriorating health condition.

However, even after undergoing treatment for over 3 days, there were no signs of improvement in his health. Mahakud died at the medical on Monday, complinant said.

Meanwhile, family members of the deceased raised serious allegations against the hospital authorities and claimed that they intentionally kept the dead body in the hospital and made them pay a huge amount of money for different tests and medicines in a motive to swindle money.

“My father was admitted to the hospital around four days back. He was put on ventilator but he died despite the treatment,” said daughter of Mahakud.

Further, refuting the accusations levelled by the family of the deceased, the hospital CEO said that the deceased’s family’s allegations were completely baseless.

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