Woman’s death sparks tension

MANGALORE: A young woman died after delivery at KS Hegde Charitable Hospital Hospital in Deralakatte on Sunday. Tension prevailed at the hospital premises after the incident. Sources from Ulla

Published: 09th April 2012 02:43 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:24 PM   |  A+A-

MANGALORE: A young woman died after delivery at KS Hegde Charitable Hospital Hospital in Deralakatte on Sunday. Tension prevailed at the hospital premises after the incident. Sources from Ullal police station said that Sujatha (28)of Harekala village was admitted to the hospital on Thursday and delivered a female child on Saturday.

However, her condition was bad as she was bleeding continuously. But, doctors did not inform the patient’s relatives or allow them to meet her.

Around 9 pm, the doctors announced the death of the patient. The family sought the exact reason for the death from the hospital  authorities and alleged that it was due to negligence of  the doctors. Police intervened to bring the situation under control. A complaint has been lodged at Ullal police station alleging negligence of the doctors.

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