Family members protest death of woman in city hospital

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Bhubaneswar: Irate family members and locals staged a protest in front of a private hospital in Sahid Nagar area in the city on Saturday, following the death of a lady patient.

The deceased Sucharita Nayak, as per sources was admitted to the hospital on Friday night and she and her child were fine after a safe delivery. But suddenly her health deteriorated and she died much to the anguish of her family members, who demanded immediate action against the concerned doctor for neglecting his duty.

On the contrary, hospital sources refuted allegations of negligence in duty and clarified that Nayak was a heart patient and died of a cardiac problem.

However, timely intervention of local police, who assured to have a thorough probe into the matter, somehow pacified the disgruntled family members of the deceased. The cops have registered a case against the hospital authorities and were probing into the incident, police said. (

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