Patient Goes Missing From Hospital Bed, Found Dead In Toilet


Howrah: Chaos spread at TL Jaiswal hospital after a missing pateint’s body was
recovered from the hospital’s toilet.

Sukhen Das (30) of Belur’s Rajen Seth lane, got admitted to this hospital in North
Howrah on Monday morning due to fever and some other symptoms. He was admitted in
men’s ward in bed number 8.

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The family members could not find him, when they paid him a visit on Monday
evening. The doctor-on-duty was informed. The hospital, then, informed the Belur
police station.

After searching for four hours, Sukhen’s body was found in the hospital’s toilet.
He was lying on the floor with the saline bottle and its stand. After this, the
relatives of Sukhen started protesting. Belur police rushed to the area.

The relatives accused negligence on the part of the hospital authorities. The
hospital authorities have assured complete and thorough investigation into the

The police have started an investigation.