The Krishnaganj Rural Health Centre in Nadia district was ransacked and a lady doctor beaten by a mob alleging that wrong treatment was responsible for the death of a 12-year-old boy in the health centre today, police sources said.
Rahul Biswas(12) of Putikhali village, a student of class five of Majdia Rail Bazar English High School in Nadia district was suffering from fever and was taken to the hospital by his family this morning.
The family members of Rahul alleged that he was given an injection by a doctor in the rural health centre and after that he started felling uneasy and within an hour he died in the health centre.
The Block Medical Officer of Health (BMOH) Krishnaganj, Chadrima Goswami claimed that the boy was taken to the health centre in an unconscious condition with high fever and his body was cold.
Doctor P K Roy of the health centre gave Rahul the Decadron injection and referred him to Shaktinagar hospital but he died within an hour in the emergency bed of the rural health centre, the BMOH claimed.
After the death of the boy a group of people ransacked the health centre and beat me up, Goswami said.
The hospital authorities lodged a complaint against the ransack with the Krishnaganj police station.