DEATH OF WOMAN Family protests, alleges medical negligence

12 April, 2016

The family appeared in Press Enclave with body of Kulsuma Akhtar wife of Ghulam Muhammad of Mochua and staged protests.  “She was operated upon at sub-district hospital Budgam. The doctors were supposed to operate upon the patient to remove her Gall-Bladder. However, after operation, her body was handed over to us,” they alleged. 
Kulsoom (35) is survived by two children and husband Ghulam Muhammad. The family said police has registered a case and taken up investigation.
“FIR number 42/2016 under section 304A RPC has been registered against the medicos. We have taken up the investigation,” said SHO Chadoora police station.  
Chief Medical Officer Budgam Dr G M Dar said that he has ordered an inquiry into the death.
“The woman died at SK Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Soura after she was referred following complicacies at Sub District Hospital Chadoora,” he claimed.