Jharkhand: Father of 3-year-old Thalassemic girl duped of Rs 2500 in blood transfusion fraud
Ranchi: A father of the 3-year-old thalassemic girl has been duped for Rs 2500 by three fraudsters as he was sold a fake blood pack, which was required every month to keep her daughter alive.As per a media report in The New Indian Express, the police said that Dinesh Yadav had come to Deoghar for a blood transfusion of his 3-year-old daughter Shivani Kumari from Jamui in...
Ranchi: A father of the 3-year-old thalassemic girl has been duped for Rs 2500 by three fraudsters as he was sold a fake blood pack, which was required every month to keep her daughter alive.
As per a media report in The New Indian Express, the police said that Dinesh Yadav had come to Deoghar for a blood transfusion of his 3-year-old daughter Shivani Kumari from Jamui in Bihar.
After that, an FIR under section 420 and other suitable sections of IPC was lodged in the Town Police Station of Deoghar based on the direction of the district administration.
The Deoghar SP Subhash Chandra Jat said, "The nurse, who was asked to do the blood transfusion, pointed out that there is no certification on the pouch. An FIR has been registered in Town Police Station and investigations are underway."
The father of the patient said during questioning that he had purchased the blood from three people standing outside the blood bank by paying Rs 2500. The accused had initially demanded Rs 5000 for the same but the deal was finalized at Rs 2500 after a brief negotiation.
He said, "When I was going towards the blood bank located at Purana Sadar Hospital, I was stopped by three people standing in a Pan shop asking what I am looking for. When I asked them that I am looking for B (+Ve) blood for my daughter, they said that they would arrange it for me for Rs 5000. But when I negotiated with them, the deal was finalized in Rs 2500."
Stating that the blood was available with them at that moment itself, which was handed over to him at the spot, Yadav added, "But when I reached the hospital, the nurse told me that the blood I have been given was fake. I have registered a complaint in this matter." He added that they called a team of Red Cross Society, which is supervising the Blood Bank in Deoghar, who declared it fake.
Yadav said that his daughter is thalassemic and needs a blood transfusion every month to keep her alive. The Officer in charge of the Town Police Station said that the case is being investigated and no arrest has been done in this regard yet.
The Officer in Charge of Town Police Station Ratan Kumar told TNIE, "We have received a complaint from Dinesh Yadav, hailing from Jamui in Bihar, in which he was handed over duplicate blood by someone without any authentic certification. Now, it is a matter of investigating, whether it is human blood or that of an animal, or something else. The pouch will be opened by the experts." He added that an FIR under various sections of cheating has been filed and investigations are being done in this regard.
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