Medical negligence case in Aluva drags on

31 July, 2014

Denny Sunny, a 26 year old software engineer working in Bangalore, died on January 12, 2014, during a minor surgery on his jaw bone. A post-mortem conducted the next day found a 327-cm-long piece of cotton gauze in his throat. The police soon registered a case against the hospital authorities under Section 304A of the Indian Penal Code for causing death by negligence.