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Kept in mortuary alive? Family of victim stage stir against KIMS Hubballi

Kept in mortuary alive? Family of victim stage stir against KIMS Hubballi

Sc DC   ¦    Jan 08, 2018 04:56:51 PM (IST)

Kept in mortuary alive? Family of victim stage stir against KIMS Hubballi-1Hubballi: A 23-year-old youth who was in a critcal condition while being shifted to the KIMS hospital was kept in mortuary for nearly 7 hours, leading to protest from the victim's kin over medical negligence here at KIMS hospital on January 8.

Anil, 23 was killed in a road mishap at 7pm, on Sunday while another youth named Praveen had sustained critical injuries.

Immediately Praveen's relatives shifted him to KIMS hospital. Doctors admitted him to the ICU and at around 3am they informed the family that Praveen had succumed to the injuries. He was then shifted to the mortuary.

However, at about 1 pm, when Praveen's body was being taken for post mortem, his friends and relatives found him breathing and informed the doctors. Immediately they shifted Praveen to a private hospital where doctors revealed that he breathed his last only ten minutes before he was brought there.

Enraged kin of the victim have lashed out at the doctors for their negligence and protested in front of KIMS.