Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), September 7
A head constable, who had examined constructive for Covid-19, has allegedly killed himself by leaping out from a fifth-floor window of the Teerthanker Mahaveer Medical College and Research Centre (TMU).
The incident, which occurred on Sunday, was caught on CCTV the place the constable, who was earlier posted at a grievance cell of Moradabad SSP workplace, could be seen lunging from the window earlier than leaping out.
According to police, the constable had COVID-like signs final month. He was admitted to the TMU’s corona ward on September four after having examined constructive for COVID.
The hospital employees stated that he was beneath a ‘lot of stress and even had arguments with the hospital employees’.
Moradabad Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Prabhakar Chaudhary stated, “Prima facie it seems to be a case of suicide but we are waiting for the autopsy report.” The policeman was a local of Badaun, however was residing in Moradabad’s Hanuman Nagar. His household lives in Subhash Nagar space of Bareilly.
Earlier, two sufferers, considered one of them a girl, had dedicated suicide in an analogous method after testing constructive for COVID.
“It is worrying that suicide cases of Covid-19 positive patients are being reported from TMU. We are scanning the CCTV footage. A separate magisterial inquiry has been ordered to probe this matter,” the SSP stated.
The college has been served a discover beneath part 149 of CrPC to make sure prevention of cognizable offence in future and guarantee correct monitoring.
Nodal officer of Covid-19 care centre in Moradabad, Dr V. Ok. Singh, stated, “The head constable, who was admitted to the COVID facility here on September 4, was suffering from stress. He had even indulged in scuffles and arguments with the hospital staff and was given counselling by doctors. However, it is unfortunate that he decided to end his life despite the best efforts being made by the hospital staff.” “As a precautionary measure, windows will now have iron grills for better security of the patients. So far, over 2,600 COVID positive patients from Bijnor, Moradabad, Sambhal, Rampur and Amroha districts have been treated at the L-3 COVID centre of TMU. Of these, as many as 2,200 patients have successfully recovered and discharged,” Singh added.