Bhopal: Doctors of two private hospitals located in Shahjehanabad area were thrashed by the family members and relatives of a woman patient over her treatment expenses issue on Friday evening. The patient’s family members also vandalised the hospital’s property. The incident took place after their patient was referred to another hospital where she developed lung infection. The entire incident was captured on the hospital’s CCTV camera.
According to police, complainant Dr Arvind Joshi, a surgeon in Sanjeevani hospital, lodged a complaint that a woman patient named 22-year-old Nilofar, a resident of Gas Relief Colony was admitted at City Care hospital on January 9 with complaint of fever and stomach pain. The Central City Care hospital is located at upper floor of Sanjeevani hospital.
During the treatment, it came to fore that she has stone problem due to which vessel of one of her kidney was blocked and she has developed infection due to this. Looking after infection in her kidney, doctors of City Care hospital referred woman to Sanjeevani hospital where she was operated on January 10 with the written consent of woman patient as well as her family members and was again shifted to previous hospital.
However by the evening she developed infection in her lungs after which family members rushed her to Chirayu hospital.
On Friday morning woman patient’s mother Zakia and mother in-law Shabnam along with others reached here and misbehaved with Dr Joshi and doctors of City Care hospital including Dr Fazal Ur Rehman, Dr Radhika, Dr Adil and Dr Haleem as well as thrashed them and demanded reimbursement of money they had spent for her treatment and also demanded the hospital to bear expenses of Nilofar’s further treatment at Chirayu hospital and when they denied Zakia torn off her clothes and threatened them to frame doctors and hospital staff on charges of rape attempt with her.