Lawyer Death: Tripura CM suspended two doctors on account of medical negligence.
Agartala: Holding two doctors of a state-run hospital guilty of medical negligence in the treatment of an accident victim- a lawyer by profession, the Tripura Chief Minister's Office have passed on their suspension orders
Bhaskar Debroy, an advocate by profession, was admitted to the Gobinda Ballabh Pant Hospital after meeting with an accident in Agartala''s Dhaleswar area on March 6 and died on the same day due to medical negligence, the CMO said.
Debroy''s family alleged that he had sustained minor injuries in the accident.
"My son met with an accident while on his way home on a motorbike. He sustained minor injuries on his hands and feet and his motorcycle was also not damaged. He did not get any treatment at the hospital," the deceased''s mother, Kankana Debroy alleged.
Human rights activist and senior advocate Purushottam Roy Barman then demanded a judicial enquiry into the incident.
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb met Debroy''s family on March 11 and assured them of investigating the matter.
The state Health department formed a four-member team to investigate the matter and found Dr Paul and Dr Das guilty of medical negligence, the CMO said. Dr Paul was the medical officer of trauma centre, GB Pant Hospital; and Dr Das, medical officer at emergency ward of GB Pant hospital.
The team in its inquiry recorded the statement of more than 15 medical staff and 2 doctors were found responsible for medical negligence for not providing the services to the deceased.
Following the findings of the team, the CMO office issued suspension orders for the two doctors, one of whom
At the same time, the division bench of the High Court has issued a notice to the state government asking to submit all reports of investigation over the mysterious death of the advocate.
The next date of hearing on March 23.