Odisha: Pregnant woman dies at Bhadrak DHH, kin allege medical negligence

Prameyanews English

Published By : Prameya News Bureau | February 26, 2024 IST

Bhadrak, Feb 26: Tension ran high at District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in Odisha’s Bhadrak after a pregnant woman died allegedly due to medical negligence last night.

The deceased has been identified as Manjulata Ghadei (28), a resident of Biridi under Agarpada police limits in the district.

According to the family members of the deceased, Manjulata was rushed to the Agarpada Community Health Centre (CHC) after she complained of labor pain and was later shifted to the DHH at around 11.30 pm.

Her family members alleged that after arriving at the DHH, Manjulata was administered an injection and was left suffering in pain till 2 am. Though her husband was constantly seeking medical attention from the doctors, they allegedly did not pay any heed.

The woman breathed her last at around 2.30 am.

Following her demise, her family members became furious and created ruckus at the state-run hospital.

On getting the information, police arrived at the scene and pacified the family members.

A probe has been launched into the matter and necessary actions will be taken, said the police.

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