“The hospital referred her to Victoria hospital and she went there. The doctors and nurses there told her to go to SAT Hospital as her condition was serious.
Sources said that Banita complained of labour pain in the morning following which her family called an ambulance but the vehicle could not reach the village.
While being shifted to the ward on a stretcher, she sustained a cut on her little finger and started bleeding.
The ambulance could not reach the village because not only was the road in a hopeless condition, but there was a rivulet to be crossed, and there was no bridge over it.
On Wednesday, B Chinnarao of Gunapadu village in Shrungavarapukota mandal was carried in a doli to hospital.
The driver, Arun (30) of Olayamputhur, reportedly fled after the accident as a furious mob broke the windshield of the car and pushed the vehicle off the road, towards a nearby pond.
Due to lack of roads in remote Agency areas of Mancherial district, a pregnant woman who was in labour had to wait a for a couple of hours before she could reach the nearby hospital.
When Jnani Atchiyyamma's labour pains started, a village volunteer and her close relative J Ramesh came forward to shift her to the nearest hospital in a doli with the help of family members.
Two persons, including the husband of a 22-year-old pregnant woman, were arrested on charges of assaulting her demanding more dowry at Aluva.
The police have sought the assistance of the cyber cell to trace those accused in the case relating to the assault on a pregnant woman over dowry in Aluva.
Without a road or a Primay Health Centre (PHC) in the locality, the community says it has no other way to access healthcare near their hamlets.
The man established physical relations with her on promise of marriage, the woman complained.
The woman also reportedly suffered from bouts of vomiting during the long wait.
Tragedy when she was being taken to a hospital for delivery
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