Tension erupts at hosp in Odisha’s Khordha as deceased patient’s kin thrash doctor

Khordha: A doctor was allegedly thrashed by kin of a deceased patient at Banapur hospital in Odisha’s Khordha district today.

According to reports, one Prashant Sahu (22) of Khuntapalli village under Banapur police limits had this morning received electric shock at his house. He was taken to Banapur hospital, where the concerned doctor declared him brought dead.

Tension gripped the hospital premises after the incident as the family members of the deceased allegedly beat the doctor claiming that the youth was still alive. A complaint in this regard has been lodged by the doctor with police.

In order to avoid any further untoward incident, policemen have been deployed on the hospital premises. Investigation into the matter is underway. The body has been sent for post-mortem.

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