Husband of dead patient kills doctor

31 July, 2014

A 55-year old lady anesthetist, T. Sethulakshmi, was murdered by an armed auto rickshaw driver in Tuticorin on Monday night after his pregnant wife, who was admitted to the hospital reportedly in a ‘serious condition', died before she could be taken to a private hospital.According to Superintendent of Police J. Rajendran, Mahesh (27), the auto driver, entered T. Sethulakshmi's room in her private hospital at Third Mile where she was examining a patient around 10 p.m. on Monday. He attacked the doctor with a sword and fled the scene. Nine cut injuries were found on the body.