A case of death has come to light in Aligarh’s Quarsi police station area late night due to a heavy dose of medicine being given to a child who had come for treatment of diarrhea by the compounder present at YK Dwivedi Hospital in the absence of a doctor. After which the family members, angry over the death of the child, created a ruckus inside and outside the hospital, demanding action against the hospital management and the compounder who gave heavy doses of medicine to the child, holding them responsible for the child’s death. On receiving information about the ruckus being created by the relatives of the deceased child in the hospital premises, the area police reached the spot and the matter was calmed down by assuring the family members of the deceased child who were creating ruckus in the hospital premises that action would be taken against the hospital management. . The police present on the spot are engaged in investigation by getting information about the case from the family members of the deceased child. After which the police have detained two people. The same administrative officials have sealed the hospital.
Death due to heavy dose
On this matter, Lokesh Arya, the family member of the deceased child, says that the health of a child of his family was unwell for the last 5 days. On which the child was being treated at YK Dwivedi Hospital located on Ramghat Road in Quarsi police station area. It is alleged that on Friday, the family members took the child to the hospital after he complained of diarrhea. Where in the absence of the doctor, the child was given medicine and sent home by the compounder posted in the hospital on the complaint of diarrhea. But after a few hours, when the medicine did not provide any relief from the diarrhea, the family members again took the child to the hospital. Where the compounder of the hospital gave medicine to stop diarrhea of the child. But during this period there was no relief from the child’s diarrhea. On which the family members again took him to the hospital. Where the compounder, while giving medicine for diarrhoea, said that if this medicine does not provide any benefit to the child, then give him double dose. Which will provide relief in diarrhea. It is alleged that after giving heavy dose of medicine, the child’s diarrhea stopped and he complained of fever.
Police sent the child’s body for postmortem.
On this, the family members took the child to the hospital at around 7:00 pm on Saturday evening when he complained of fever. Where in the absence of the doctor, the compounder gave medicine to the child and started treating him. The child’s health started deteriorating due to the medicine given by the compounder. Seeing that the child’s health was worsening, the compounder refrained from treating the child and advised the family to take him to Dr. Arvind Hari Gupta posted in another hospital nearby. It is alleged that as soon as the family members took the child out of the hospital, the child died. As soon as information about the child’s death was received, other family members also reached the spot.
The compounder responsible for the child’s death says that in the absence of a doctor, the patients coming to the hospital are treated by him, and he has so much experience in seeing patients in the hospital that he has been treating the patients for the last 25 years. Am I treating? But I believe that the child was undergoing treatment in the hospital for many days. Today, the family members took the child to the hospital when his health deteriorated. Where when the children were checked by him, they were suffering from meningitis and no medicine was given to the children by him. The same family members allege that the child was given an injection by the compounder during high fever, which is why the child died due to the heavy dose of medicine given by the compounder and injection due to fever in the absence of a doctor.