Nagpur’s Lakadganj Police have booked five relatives of a 23-year-old girl for creating a ruckus at Radiance Hospital after the girl succumbed to COVID-19. The incident took place as the relatives refused to pay the complete bill.
As per the police, the girl was admitted to the ICU at the hospital on March 12. However, she could not be saved by the doctors. The total bill amount for the girls treatment came out to be Rs 1,00,753 of which the relatives had paid Rs 50,000 earlier. They refused to pay the remaining amount after the girl died.
The relatives – Lalita Kapgate (28), Atul Annaji Sonkuwar (30), Pirdula Annaji Sonkuwar (50), Poornima Patil (35), and the girls uncle ? abused the staff at the hospital. The relatives further called 20 to 25 more relatives and assaulted the hospital guard Devashankar Shahu. The relatives also tried to break the hospital gate lock and tried to move the dead body in the hearse can of Nagpur Municipal Corporation.
On the basis of a complaint by Dr Krishna Bapurao Bopche, the resident doctor at the hospital, Lakadganj police have booked the five relatives under sections 147, 148, 143, 323, 452, 188, 269, 270, and 34 of the IPC, section 4 of the Maharashtra Service Persons and Medicare Service Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage or loss to property) Act, 2010 and section 3 of The Epidemic Act.
October 01, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next
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