Hospital fingers over physique to fallacious household; 2 staffers suspended

Mumbai, September 14

A civic-run hospital right here handed over the physique of a 28-year-old man to the fallacious household following which family members of the deceased created ruckus on the medical facility.

The deceased’s relations additionally alleged that his kidney was eliminated throughout postmortem.

The mix-up occurred on the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital on Sunday, following which two staffers of its mortuary have been suspended and a probe was launched into the matter, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) mentioned on Monday.

“Strict action will be taken against those found guilty,” the BMC mentioned whereas dismissing the allegation that the person’s kidney was eliminated doing postmortem.

On Sunday, the medical facility, generally often known as the Sion Hospital, erroneously handed over the physique of Ankush Sarvade (28), who succumbed to accidents sustained in a street accident whereas present process remedy, to the household of one other individual, Hemant Digambar, who dedicated suicide.

When the mix-up got here to mild, Sarvade’s relations staged a protest within the hospital.

According to the BMC, Sarvade was admitted to the Sion Hospital on August 28 and was on life assist since an operation was carried out on him. He died on Sunday morning.

Digambar was “brought dead” to the hospital on August 12, it mentioned.

The Sion Hospital carried out postmortem of each on Sunday and the our bodies have been saved within the medical facility’s mortuary, the BMC mentioned in a launch.

Sarvade’s relations had knowledgeable that they may gather the physique round four pm. In the meantime, Digambar’s relations recognized Sarvade’s physique like his and picked up it with “police signature” following all due procedures, the civic physique mentioned.

The error got here to mild when Sarvade’s family members got here to gather his physique. By that point, Digamber’s household had carried out the final rites of Sarvade, it mentioned.

Later, Sarvade’s indignant relations created ruckus within the hospital, however police intervened and introduced the scenario underneath management, the civic physique mentioned. PTI 

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