BREAKING: Kin Protest After Patient Death At NRS, Police Lathi-Charged


Kolkata: Trouble broke out at NRS Medical College and Hospital on Monday night after the death of a patient. The patient’s family alleged medical negligence and staged protest both inside the hospital and outside, following which a large police contingent was deployed.

Mohamad Sayeed, a critically ill patient from Tangra, was brought to the hospital’s emergency on Sunday. Even though he was admitted immediately, his relatives claimed no proper medical care was given. Sayeed died on Monday night.

Huge tension spread in Tuesday morning when patient’s family tried to broke out the main gate of NRS hospital. Police lathi-charged to disperse the violent mob. In another view, junior doctors also staged protest from Monday night after locking the main gate. One junior doctor critically injured in this clash.

Patient’s family blocked APC road and staged protest. Huge police force rushed to area to control the situation.