Max twins case: Family seeks CBI probe, justice

New Delhi, Dec 21 (PTI) The grandfather of the twin babies, one of whom was wrongly declared dead by Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh, today demanded a ...

Published: 21st December 2017 04:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st December 2017 05:10 PM   |  A+A-

Max Hospital (File | PTI)


NEW DELHI: The grandfather of the twin babies, one of whom was wrongly declared dead by Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh, today demanded a CBI probe into the case after an appellate authority stayed the Delhi government order cancelling the hospital's licence.

At a press conference held here, 48-year-old Kailash, grandfather of the baby boy, who later died at a nursing home in Pitampura while his sister was still born, alleged that the family was "not even "informed" about the stay order.

"We tried to silently protest in front of Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh, but police removed us from there. The Delhi government had taken the decision that would have served as a warning to other hospitals.

"But, now the cancellation order has been stayed. We are running for justice. We want justice and so we demand a CBI probe into the whole case so that things get clear," Kailash told reporters.

He said they have hired an advocate to pursue the case and claimed that today a plea was filed by him in Rohini court for a status report in the ongoing investigation in the case.

The Court of Financial Commissioner stayed the cancellation order issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) till January 9, when the next hearing will be held.

Rishi Pal Singh, counsel for the aggrieved family, said "if the appellate authority summons us, we will present our case or else we may move the high court".

Stay up to date on all the latest Delhi news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp