Chaos At Malda Hospital Over Patient Death


Malda: Chaos has spread in Malda’s Malikchowk Gramin Hospital over accusation of
negligency in patient death.

Huge vandalism was done within the hospital premises. Two on-duty doctors were
assaulted too. The police rushed to the hospital. The deceased patient’s family
also attacked the police.

According to hospital and local sources, the deceased is Ratika Mahaldar(31),
resident of Dhanrajpur village in Mathurapur Gram Panchayat under the Manikchowk
police station.

Initially, everything was normal but on Tuesday morning, chaos spread after the
hospital authorities announced that the patient has deceased. Accusing the hospital
of negligence behind Ratika’s death, the family members started protesting and also
vandalised the hospital.