Patient’s death triggers tension; private clinic sealed

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Nayagarh: Police sealed a private clinic here following tension over the death of a patient this morning.

Reports said Santosh Kumar Parida of Itamati area had come to a private clinic in Nayagarh town for treatment this morning. After examining the patient, Dr LN Bisoyee administered him an injection. Soon after, Pradhan started vomiting and died in the clinic.

Tension ran high in the area following the death of Parida. However, police rushed to spot and pacified the locals. Police later sealed the clinic and began investigation into the incident.

Talking to media persons, the sister of the deceased said her brother had a boil, which could not be healed despite all treatment. “This morning, we had brought him to the clinic where Dr Bisoyee administered him an injection. Soon after being administered the injection, he became serious. My husband took my brother to the district headquarters hospital but on the way to the hospital he informed me that my brother is no more,” she said with tears rolling down her cheeks.

Santosh Kumar Bal, a resident of Nayagarh, told the media that as Parida was suffering from diabetes, the boil he had on his body was not healing. Today, the family members had brought him to the clinic where Dr Bisoyee gave him an injection. Soon after the injection, Parida had a bout of vomiting and died within minutes. “After his death, the doctor took the body of Parida in an ambulance van and dumped it in the district headquarters hospital. We demand that the police should probe into the matter to find out the exact cause of his death,” he added.

IIC of Naygarh Town Police Station, Narayan Barik said the police has sealed the clinic owned by Dr Anand Chandra Sarangi. “We have registered a case as per the complaint lodged by the brother of the deceased and started investigation,” he informed.

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