The Aligarh police on Monday booked 5 unidentified ladies from a retired police official’s family, a day after they allegedly assaulted the workers of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Joint Hospital following his loss of life.
The family of retired Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) official Sheroman Singh, who was 67 years outdated, alleged that he died of medical negligence. They allegedly abused and attacked medical doctors and different medical workers, and vandalised an workplace the place sufferers’ data had been saved. The retired police official’s daughter amongst these concerned within the incident, the police claimed.
The hospital’s nodal officer, Dr Bal Kishan, mentioned the ladies “created a scene” and small injury additionally occurred.
In protest, the hospital workers, together with medical doctors, went on strike and demanded motion in opposition to the ladies. The matter was resolved two hours later after the police assured the protesters of motion in opposition to the accused.
Late on Sunday evening, the police registered an FIR in opposition to the 5 unidentified ladies on the Quarsi police station on varied costs, together with rioting, assault or legal pressure to discourage public servant from discharge of his responsibility and legal intimidation, mentioned officiating Station House Officer (SHO) Shyam Singh. No one has been arrested up to now.
The police mentioned they had been accumulating CCTV footage and recording the statements of the hospital workers. According to them, Sheroman Singh was admitted to ward quantity 5 as he had a excessive fever for 3 days. He died on Sunday afternoon, following which the hospital
knowledgeable his family.
The ladies members of the family then arrived on the hospital and began protesting. They allegedly pushed medical doctors and nurses on the ward. The ladies then allegedly beat the hospital workers with a bag they had been carrying.
“Hospital staff alleged that accused women, whose identities are yet to be ascertained, were making a false allegation that the death occurred due to their [hospital staff] negligence,” Shyam Singh added.