Ludhiana: Relatives of 16-year-old Akeel Ahmad staged protest outside Ohri Clinic at Ghumar Mandi here on Wednesday. Kin alleged that deceased died due to negligence of doctor. The relatives of the deceased alleged that they visited doctor’s clinic on Tuesday as Ahmad was suffering from loose motion. “I am not aware that patient suffering loose motion got died as assistant of the doctor has given some medicine and also admit the patient”, lamented brother of the deceased.
Brother of the deceased alleged that assistant of the doctor had also given glucose to the patient. Relatives of the deceased staged protest outside the clinic and alleged that this is total doctor-assistant negligence as they have allegedly given wrong medicines.
Brother of the deceased alleged that the doctor’s assistant told them to take the patient to Dayanand Hospital and Medical College (DMC). But DMC doctor’s declared him dead when they reached hospital. Jasraj Singh Grewal, Founder of Women and Child Care Foundation of India alleged that, “Many of the political leaders are saving the skin of the doctor as victim is a daily wage labourer and the area police are not taking action.”
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