A seven-month-old baby died allegedly without treatment at IGM Hospital on Wednesday. The complaint is from the family of Prashant Das, a resident of Nalchar South under Sepahijala District.
It is known that the child was suffering from fever and cough for several days.
The family members treated the Child at Hapania hospital. But as the child’s physical condition did not changed, they took him to Melaghar Hospital. Later, seeing the deterioration of the child’s physical condition, the doctor on duty referred him from Melaghar Hospital to IGM Hospital in Agartala with oxygen in the morning.
But after bringing the baby to IGM hospital, the doctor allegedly did not even touched the baby. The child was declared dead from distance. The family members of the child also complained that the child performed natural functions even after the doctor declared the child dead. Then how the doctor declared the child dead.
Therefore, the family members of the deceased child expressed strong anger against the role of the doctor. The child’s mother burst into tears.
“They not provided any treatment although the child was a referral case” said the mother of the deceased child.
She demands strict punishment of the doctors were on duty in the concerned pediatric ward.
Later, the child’s body was sent to the morgue for post-mortem. A shadow of grief descends on the family members.