Doctor convicted for laxity in treatment
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Last Updated: Thursday, April 29, 2010, 21:44
Indore: A doctor of a private hospital was today convicted to undergo three months imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs 1000 after he was found guilty of being lax in treating a woman, who died 13 years back.

Special Judicial Magistrate Shubra Singh convicted Dr Achal Sipaha under IPC Section 304 A (causing death by negligence).

According to the prosecution, Vimla Choubey - a patient suffering from a kidney problem was admitted in T Choithram Hospital where she died on September 11, 1996 during treatment.

The causes for her death was probed by a team of doctors and police which found that she died due to negligence. Choubey was being treated under the supervision of Dr Sipaha in the hospital.


First Published: Thursday, April 29, 2010, 21:44

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