Reported on: May 13, 2012 00:42 AM
Reported in: National
Barisal, May 12 (UNB) - A case was filed on Saturday against two doctors of Barisal General Hospital for their negligence of duty which led to the death of a minor patient on Tuesday.
Mohammad Ali of Gagan Gali of the city filed the case with Kotwali Police Station against Dr GM Nazimul Huq, consultant surgeon of Barisal General Hospital and Dr. Mahbubur Rahman, an anesthetist, alleging that negligence of duty by the accused led to the death of his daughter, Anarkali, 13, who was admitted to the hospital with appendicitis on May 1.
In his case statement, Ali said Anarkali was rushed to the female surgical ward of the hospital with severe appendicitis pain on May 1 and was taken to the operation theatre (OT) by the two doctors at 11:30 am Tuesday.
Half an hour later she was brought out of the OT by them before her operation was completed and was referred to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) where doctors declared her dead at 1 pm.
Contacted, Kotwali thana OC confirmed the filing of a case by Md Ali against the two physicians. “An investigation into the allegation will be launched soon,” he said.
Meanwhile, SBMCH assistant director Anil Chandra Pal said authorities on Thursday formed a four-member inquiry committee to ascertain the cause of Anarkali’s death.