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Gurgaon: Man dies in hospital, family alleges medical negligence

Claiming medical negligence, the victim’s son demanded action against the doctors at the private hospital

gurgaon Updated: Jan 19, 2018 22:55 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
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Ramphal, a resident of Pataudi, was suffering from diarrhoea and was admitted to the hospital, his son Sukhinder told the police.(Representative photo)

Family members of a 55-year-old man, who died in a private hospital in the city, have accused the hospital authorities of medical negligence. A complaint has been filed at Palam Vihar police station.

Ramphal, a resident of Pataudi, was suffering from diarrhoea and was admitted to the hospital, his son Sukhinder told the police.

“My father was admitted to a private hospital in Palam Vihar on Thursday around 12pm. The doctors asked us to leave and assured us that they will take good care of him,” Sukhinder said.

In the complaint, he alleged that his father died because of medical negligence and action should be initiated against the doctors.

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The Palam Vihar Police has lodged the case under section 304 A (causing death by negligence) and 34 (act done by several persons in furtherance of common intention of Indian Penal Code.

“We will send all the documents concerning the case to the health department for verification. We have received a complaint and investigation is on,” Vikam Nehra, station house officer, Palam Vihar police station, said.

First Published: Jan 19, 2018 22:55 IST