Staff Correspondent, Rangpur: A child alleged died in a ‘wrong surgery’ at a clinic in Rangpur on Saturday.
Agitated people vandalised at the ‘Central Clinic’ in the city at the afternoon, after the information spread.
Police held a man in this regard. Owner of the clinic, physicians and employees went in hide after the incident.
Police and witnesses said, Lucky Begum, wife of Rezakul Haque of Gaibandha’s Khamarbari, along with her six-year-old son Siam on Wednesday went the clinic as they had suffered tonsil. Abdul High, physician of the clinic, told her that they need surgery and it will take Tk 20,000. Lucky returned home as she had not enough money. On Saturday, she along with her son Siam went to the hospital again. Siam underwent surgery at the afternoon, but he died in the operation Theater which agitated people and they vandalised front glasses of the clinic.
Later, police control the situation and held a man named Moniruzzaman from the hospital for interrogation.
Confirming the news, Babul Mia, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kotwali Police Station, said the body was sent to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy. Legal steps will be taken after investigation, after the deceased’s family file case in this connection.
risingbd/Rangpur/June 02, 2018/Nazrul Mridha/A K Azad