WB: Patient dies; angry relatives allege negligence
Incensed over the death of a patient, a mob beat up a rural hospital superintendent, manhandled two nurses and ransacked furniture.
Burdwan (WB): Incensed over the death of a patient, a mob beat up a rural hospital superintendent, manhandled two nurses and ransacked furnitures at Kalna in Burdwan district late tonight.
Mansur Gain (41) of Kalinagar locality died of hepatitis at the Kalna Hospital. His relatives alleged his death was a result of negligence on the part of the hospital staff and they along with some locals roughed up the staff.
The crowd beat up Super Abhirup Mondal severely and he had a bleeding nose, police said.
Two nurses were manhandled by the mob which dispersed only after a big police contingent arrived from Kalna police station.
Two persons have been detained in connection with the incident, they said.