Hyderabad, Aug.7 (NSS): Relatives of a dead patient attacked and demonstrated at the Kamineni Hospital in L B Nagar here for declaring the patient dead even as he was alive.
According to the information, one Hari, 30, driver by professioin, fell unconsious due to electric shock while trying to repair electric wires at Chilukanagar in Uppal for Bonalu festival. Hari’s relatives immediately rushed him to Kamineni Hospital at LB Nagar where doctors examined him and declared him brought dead. Hari’s kin claimed that Hari got up and vomited while being taken home and immediately brought back to the hospital.
The doctors of Kamineni Hospital took Hari inside the ICU and pronounced him dead later. The irate relatives resorted to a dharna in front of the Hospital. Police officials rushed to the spot and deployed police personal at the hospital for security. However, the protestors relented when the local MLA, Mr Sudheer Reddy, the Uppal MLA, Mr Raji Reddy, pacified them and promised to render justice to the bereaved family. (NSS)