Doctor convicted for laxity in treatment

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.

PTI



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

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