Kolkata: Chaos spread at Peerless Hospital on Monday over the death of an 82-year-old woman.
Quarrel began between the hospital staff and the relatives of the dead patient. Soon the situation changed after the relatives allegedly vandalised the emergency department of the hospital. The doctor on duty was also manhandled. The police rushed to the area and brought the situation under control. The officers of the Panchsayar police station detained three people for vandalising in the hospital.
The 82-year-old Radharani Debnath was admitted to the hospital on Sunday night due to fever. She passed away on Mondat morning. According to the hospital, she died due to heart attack. But the relatives refused to accept this reason and have accused the hospital for being negligent leading to Radharani’s death.
The family members first started accusing the hospital authorities near the emergency department at 11 in the morning. The hospital authorities tried explaining to the relatives that the patient’s condition was serious from the beginning. But not adhering to it, the relatives started abusing them. After some time, they allegedly brought in some men who vandalised the hospital, breaking computers, chairs-tables and many other things.
The hospital authorities informed the police immediately, who rushed to the hospital and brought the situation under control. The police took those men outside the hospital and detained three of them.
The entire incident left the other patients at the hospital and their relatives in fear.