A case of negligence was
registered against two women doctors and a nurse of a
government hospital in Chhattisgarh for allegedly causing
death of a newborn last month, police said Sunday.
The incident occurred on October 12 when the baby born
to one Nasirn Khan fell off a table in labour room into a
dustbin in the hospital at Baikunthpur, the district
headquarter of Koriya, police said.
"Dr Swati Bansariya, Dr Shikha Soni and nurse Sarswati
Patel of the district hospital were booked under section 304 A
(causing death by negligence) and 34 (common intention) of the
IPC on November 23 on the basis of a probe report," said
Station House Officer, City Kotwali police station, Ravindra
Police are yet to make arrests in the case, he said.
Relatives of Nasrin Khan had alleged the she was left
unattended at the time of childbirth and no doctors or nurses
A probe was ordered by Koriya Collector NK Dugga.
"In his report, Chief Medical and Health Officer SS
Paikra stated that two women doctors and the nurse had shown
negligence in discharging their duties on the day of
incident," he said.
An FIR was registered on the bais of the report, the
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