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PTI korba(cg) India
Updated: 25-11-2018 21:18 IST

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

were present.

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

collector said.

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