Mother, baby die during quack-assisted delivery in Uttar Pradesh, bodies dumped outside clinic

An FIR has been lodged under Indian Penal Code section 304A (causing death by negligence).

Mother, baby die during quack-assisted delivery in Uttar Pradesh, bodies dumped outside clinic
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Noida: In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a 27-year-old woman and her baby died during the delivery in a quack’s clinic in Mamura area of Noida, that led the clinic owner to dump both the bodies outside her facility and run away, police said on Tuesday (October 6, 2020).

The incident took place on Monday morning at a private clinic, whose medical registration is yet to be verified, the police said, adding the clinic is located in Mamura area of the city.

The police have reportedly registered a case of causing death due to negligence against the absconding woman quack woman and launched a manhunt to nab her, said Central Noida’s Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Ankur Aggarwal.

“The woman had gone to the clinic where she and her baby both died during the delivery. The clinic owner left both of them outside the clinic, shut it and fled from the spot,” said Aggarwal.

“A police team reached the spot immediately but the clinic owner had absconded by then. The registration details of the clinic are being confirmed from the Health Department,” he said.

An FIR has been lodged at the Phase 3 police station under Indian Penal Code section 304A (causing death by negligence), Aggarwal said.

The woman husband works in a private firm and the family lived in a rented accommodation in Mamura.

According to officials, the woman who performed the delivery was a quack and had no registration as a doctor.

Further proceedings are underway in the case, the police said.

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