Doctor suspended for leaving towel inside woman's stomach

A senior consultant surgeon was suspended here today for allegedly leaving a towel inside a woman's stomach while operating her.

lucknow Updated: Jun 24, 2010 21:58 IST
PTI

A senior consultant surgeon was suspended here today for allegedly leaving a towel inside a woman's stomach while operating her.

On the directives of Health Minister Anant Kumar Mishra, Dr A K Shukla of UHM district hospital has been placed under suspension with immediate effect on charges of failing to discharge his duties and tarnishing the department's image,an official spokesman said here.

First Published: Jun 24, 2010 21:56 IST