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Days after murder bid on patient, PGIMER warns staff not wearing uniform, ID

In the orders, PGIMER director Dr Vivek Lal said, “It has been observed that the staff members, including faculty, resident doctors, students, nursing and paramedical staff, are neither wearing proper apron and uniform nor identity cards.”

On November 15, an unidentified woman had entered the gynaecology ward of PGIMER, Chandigarh, on the third floor of Nehru Hospital, D Block, and administered an unknown injection to a patient. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:52 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Sanitiser, mosquito killer spray, sleeping pills: What was inside the PGI mystery injection

Shockingly, the contract killer, Jaspreet Kaur, 20, a paramedic of a village in Sangrur, was paid a meagre amount of ₹3,000 to carry out the hit job.

The three accused being brought to the court for their remand. (HT File)
Updated on Nov 23, 2023 09:46 AM IST

PGIMER sees 3rd fire in two months, this time near its laundry plant

As per the Chandigarh Fire Service, a distress call, informing about the blaze in the forest area, was received around 1.44pm through the emergency number 112.

Fire broke out near the laundry plant at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, on Tuesday, making it the third blaze on campus in two months. (HT File)
Updated on Nov 22, 2023 10:12 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

PGI injection mystery cracked: ‘Contract killer’ who posed as nurse was hired by victim’s brother, nabbed: Cops

A contract killer hired by a woman's brother attempted to kill her at a hospital in Chandigarh due to her inter-caste marriage. The brother and two others have been arrested. The victim remains in critical condition.

The ‘contract killer’, victim’s brother and two other accused at the Sector 17 police station on Tuesday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Updated on Nov 22, 2023 10:00 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

As PGI injection mystery gets murkier, cops zero in on suspect

The police, meanwhile, claim to have zeroed in on the mystery woman who had escaped after administering the injection to Harmeet Kaur, 25, of Rajpura, who was admitted at the ward after she had delivered a baby

The woman’s husband, Gurvinder Singh, told the police that he suspects the involvement of her family members behind the incident, claiming that they had been against their marriage since the start and had also resorted to issuing threats. (HT File)
Updated on Nov 21, 2023 10:00 AM IST
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