Man Dies, Kin Allege Medical Negligence


Rairakhol: Tension prevailed at a hospital here after the family members of the deceased patient alleged medical negligence on the part of his doctors.

The deceased has been identified as Tikei Mallick (70), of Badrinali village under Aambapala panchayat in Rajkishorenagar block of Angul district.

According to reports, Mallick was admitted to Redhakhol Hospital on Monday morning due to respiratory illness. He was given medicines with saline, but his condition worsened. Following this, his family member informed Superintendent Bipin Bihari Sahu and Dr Madan Mohan Tripathi about the matter.

The doctors present there stated, “We’ll see when we go for round up in the evening,”.

However, Mallick died as the doctor did not come for a long time, family sources said.

Moments after the death of Mallick, family members of the deceased created ruckus inside the hospital.

On receiving information, Redhakhol police SI Soubhagya Mahallik reached the spot and took stock of the situation.



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