Pregnant woman dies over wrong treatment

Published: December 05, 2017 13:31:26


An expectant young woman died at a private clinic in Kachua upazila headquarters on Monday evening as the on-duty doctor treated her wrongly.

The deceased was Salma Begum, 28, wife of Md Jakir Hossain of Kajkamata village of the upazila.
Family sources said that

Salma was admitted to Modern Hospital in Biswa Road area in the afternoon as she was feeling acute labour pain, sources said.

Her family members claimed that she fell unconscious as she was pushed an injection following an advice of an on-duty doctor.

Later, doctors declared her dead at 7:00 pm.

Being angered over the death incident, the family members gathered at the clinic and besieged it at night.

A UNB report says police rushed in and brought the situation under control, said Mahbubur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Kachua Police Station.

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