Hospital ransacked over allegation of treating dead patient

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Kolkata: The family members of a patient ransacked a private hospital along the EM Bypass alleging that they had treated him despite knowing that he is dead to increase the hospital bills. Five workers of hospital were also beaten up by the mob.

Even bricks were hurled at the police who went to the spot to bring the situation under control. Three policemen including the Officer-in-Charge of Anandpur Police station was injured in the incident. it has been alleged that police lathicharged at the mob.

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Five people were arrested for vandalizing the hospital. Few bikes were also seized. Police has started an investigating on the basis of the CCTV footage of the hospital. On the other hand the hospital authorities have rubbished all the allegations and said that the patient was not dead.

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