Death of 2 years old minor patient at Sky Hospital rage Khangabok locals; blocks road, demands magisterial enquiry

Written By: / Wednesday, 28 February 2018 18:17

Imphal, Feb 28: Locals of Khangbok area in Thoubal district today block road demanding magisterial enquiry to the dead of a 2 years and 3 month old minor girl identified as Kh. Ibemma Devi. A JAC formed in the connection alleged negligence of the Sky Hospital staffs and demanded the government immediate magisterial enquiry to the cause of the death. The JAC also urged the government to ensure that no such incident occurred in future.
The minor patient reportedly died at around 1 pm yesterday at the hospital. She was reportedly admitted to the hospital on February 23. Sky Hospital staffs while talking to Imphal Times said that the father of the deceased minor Kh. Rupachandra Singh of Khangabok Khullakpam Leikai have given consent of taking the responsibility if anything happen before the heart surgery was conducted. The minor girl was admitted under the RastriyaBal Satriya Karikram (RBSK) to perform heart-hole surgery. The Sky hospital authority said that the victim admitted at the hospital on Feb 3 and surgery was conducted on February 24. On February 25 improvement was noticed to but all of a sudden on February 26 her health got deteriorated. Hospital authority said the case was not related with the heart hole surgery.
Following the news of the death of the minor girl the irate locals gathered at Khangabok area and JAC formed against the death of the child convened an emergency meeting. The road was block for some time when the meeting was held. The meeting resolved not to accept the dead body until the demand for magisterial enquiry into the death has been conducted.
A memorandum in the connection has been submitted to the Chief Minister and Health Minister.

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Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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