|Death of woman in private hospital: doctor, his son arrested|
Early Times Report
Jammu, May 2: A doctor and his son were arrested following death of a woman in Private Hospital in Akhnoor, on Thursday.
The woman according to sources allegedly died after she was administered an injection.
Duo Dr Gafoor Ahmad and his son Farzan Ahmad have been arrested after the family members of the deceased alleged that he attacked them, they said. The deceased woman has been woman identified as Neha, she had died after being given an injection at the Choudhary hospital Akhnoor. "As soon as the news spread, a large number of people, including the woman's relatives, began protests on the hospital premises. During the protests, the hospital officials, including the son of its owner, allegedly attacked them", sources said.
They said that infuriated over the death of the lady, family members and relatives tried to take law into their hands. "A police team was rushed to the spot and the situation was brought under control", sources said and added that the accused, Dr Gafoor, and his son was arrested and the case is being investigated.
Relatives of the deceased woman, alleged that she collapsed immediately after administrating the injection, later, she was declared dead.
"She had no serious ailment except cold and fever. It was due to the negligence of the doctors that she died. The government should seal the hospital and take strict action against its owners and doctors," Singh alleged.
SDPO Akhnoor, Ajay Sharma when contacted informed that two different cases have been registered over the incident. "FIR 90/2019 under section 307 and 34, FIR 91/2019 under section 304-A, against duo father and son have been registered", he added.