Uttar Pradesh: Doctors' greed kills 10-year-old in Bareilly

10-year old Deendayal, a resident of Bala Kishanpur village in Badaun district, was suffering from high fever and after his condition worsened, the doctors referred him to Bareilly district hospital.

Published: 09th July 2018 08:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th July 2018 08:09 AM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

BAREILLY: In a shocking incident, a 10-year-old boy died in the district hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly, as the doctors refused treatment after he failed to give them a bribe.

The doctors demanded Rs 10,000 for the treatment of the child.

10-year old Deendayal, a resident of Bala Kishanpur village in Badaun district, was suffering from high fever. After his condition worsened, the doctors at the Badaun district hospital referred him to Bareilly district hospital.

According to the child's father, Dharampal, the hospital staff mistreated them and demanded a bribe for the treatment.

"On reaching the hospital we were mistreated. The doctors demanded Rs 10,000 for the treatment and nurses asked for Rs 500," Dharampal said.

Deendayal was refused treatment as his father could not pay the doctors, following which his condition became yet more critical. He was then referred to Lucknow and died five hours later.

The victim's father further alleged that the ambulance came five hours late, which led to his son's death.

"After they referred my son to Lucknow, the ambulance did not reach on time. The ambulance was five hours late."

Dharampal filed an FIR against the doctors and nurses of Bareilly district hospital.

"The post-mortem has been done. We have registered a case and started an investigation against the doctors and nurses," said Superintendent of Police (City) Abhinandan Singh.

The 10-year-old was taken to Bareilly hospital around 12 am and died around 2 am on July 4. 

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  • Samaram

    It's a shame that media is jumping to conclusions solely based on the word of a person without proper investigation and publishing it as facts ! Bravo to the journalistic integrity of these so called journalists !
    4 months ago reply
  • Jack

    Very proud of being an Indian I am! ??
    4 months ago reply
  • Dominic

    Acche din
    4 months ago reply
  • sakuntala

    i dont believe this story
    4 months ago reply
  • Sathya

    Most doctors and nurses should rot in hell
    4 months ago reply
    • Morris Diouza

      And you should die without ant treatment.
      4 months ago reply
    • Satan

      Wow .. ur so ryt .. congrats on being the smartest person alive in the whole universe .. u definitely should not go to those corrupt doctors when you get fatally sick .. it definitely isn't the parents lying to the media as you have obviously confirmed it from GOD.. you are the chosen one to see through those lying cheating doctors from those hospitals! Ohh a Hindu killed someone over cow killing ? Most Hindus should Rot in hell from you retarded logic !
      4 months ago reply
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