Doctor gives injections to dead in UP

Doctor gives injections to dead in UP

In a shocking incident, a doctor allegedly gave several injections to a dead at a government hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad town, about 350 km from here.

Officials have served a notice on the doctor concerned, seeking his explanation and he has been taken off the emergency medical duty pending an investigation. According to reports, a man who was critically injured in a road accident and brought to District Hospital on May 29, died on June 21. The doctor on duty examined body and sent it to the mortuary.

Reports said a few minutes after the shift changed, another doctor came and, after examining the papers, allegedly asked the paramedical staff to bring the body back, much to their shock and dismay.

The doctor not only re-examined the body but also allegedly gave seven life-saving injections to it. A few minutes later, he also declared him dead before sending the body to the mortuary.Though the employees at the district hospital brought the matter to the notice of  senior officials, they chose not to act and tried to hush it up.

After the employees insisted, the chief medical superintendent of the hospital conducted a preliminary inquiry and found that prima facie the reports were true, sources said. The doctor concerned was issued a notice seeking explanation.

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