Trauma centre deaths: Two hospital employees arrested

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 22:24

New Delhi: Two employees of a Delhi government-run hospital were arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of four patients allegedly due to malfunctioning of oxygen supply machine.

A senior police official said the duo were charged for death due to negligence (Sec 304-A of IPC).

Madanlal Sharma (66), supervisor, and Amit Singh Katoch (25), technician, were arrested following investigations into the incident which took place in Shushruta Trauma Centre in north Delhi yesterday, the official said.
"It was due to their negligence that the deaths took place. We are questioning them," he said.

Police had yesterday registered a case under Sections 304A and 287 of IPC after Dr Vikas Rampal, Additional Medical Superintendent of the hospital, filed a complaint.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 22:23
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