THE BANDRA police registered an FIR in opposition to a social worker who allegedly promised a family an ICU mattress for their family member affected by covid in exchange for cash. The accused recognized as Shamshu Usmani was booked on fees of dishonest and culpable murder not amounting to homicide after the girl needing remedy handed away.
The complainant Chitra Shetty, daughter of the deceased Anjnama Shetty who handed away final week of Covid, mentioned in her police grievance that her mom was contaminated with Covid since April 14, they usually had been trying for an ICU mattress. When they might not discover one, somebody launched her to Shamshu Usmani who claimed to be a social worker.
Usmani promised to get Chitra’s mom an ICU mattress at Nanavati hospital and took Rs 2.5 lakh from Chitra. However, when her mom was shifted there, it turned out the hospital didn’t have an ICU mattress. Usmani then returned Rs 1.5 lakh to the daughter.
Every week later, they received an ICU mattress however as a result of delay in remedy, her mom handed away on April 20 and was cremated on April 22.
Following this, Chitra approached the Bandra police, the place on the idea of her assertion an FIR was filed in opposition to Usmani. An officer mentioned they are going to be putting Usmani underneath arrest quickly.