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Given injection by rickshaw-puller, baby dies in UP hospital

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 11:46

Ballia (UP): An eight-month-old baby admitted to a district hospital died on Wednesday after a rickshaw-puller allegedly gave him an injection, police said.

According to a complaint filed by the child`s family, the incident took place this morning when the accused, allegedly in an inebriated state, administered an injection to the baby leading to his death, Additional Superintendent of Police, KC Goswami said.

Additional District Magistrate KP Singh has been ordered to probe the charges and submit his report to the district magistrate.

In July last year, a sweeper was caught on camera attending patients in emergency ward of the same hospital.

Sweeper Raj Kumar had claimed he administers injections and stitches according to instructions given by doctors.


First Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 11:46

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