Block Medical officer beaten up for infant’s death


Maldha: A Block health official was allegedly beaten up in Maldah district by the family members of a patient over alleged medical negligence. The The BMOH Jaydeep Majumdar has been admitted to hospital.

According to hospital sources, a pregnant woman was brought to the hospital by her family members. She was transferred to Maldah Medical College and Hospital after her condition deteriorated. She gave birth to a child while on the way to the hospital. The family members of the woman staged demonstration in from of the hospital and allegedly beat up Majumdar.  The Inspector-in-Charge of Manikchowk police station arrived at the spot and brought the situation under control. Four members of the woman’s family has been arrested by police.

On the other hand the infant was declared dead on reaching Maldah Medical College. The villagers have staged demonstration and blocked the Maldha-Chanchal state Highway alleging medical negligence and demanding the release of the arrested persons.