UMERKOT: The primary accused within the case through which sewer cleaner Irfan Maseeh died because of the negligence of the docs of Civil Hospital Umerkot has been arrested by the police.
Umerkot police advised Geo.television that the accused Dr Jaam Kunbhar has been arrested whereas raids have been being carried out to arrest the opposite two docs —Dr Yousuf and Dr Allah Dad Rathore— concerned within the incident.
The case was registered underneath part 319, 34 PPC towards six suspects together with three docs on behalf of the daddy of the Irfan Maseeh.
Mendacity in a nook of Civil Hospital Umerkot, sewer cleaner Irfan Maseeh stored gasping for breath, his relations pleaded with the hospital employees to deal with him, however the senior physician on the facility refused to the touch his sludge-coated physique as he was “fasting”.
“Dr Yousuf stated he wouldn’t contact Irfan’s soiled physique till it was cleaned as a result of he was fasting,” the deceased’s brother Pervaiz Maseeh informed Geo.television. “I cleaned his physique, after which an oxygen pump was despatched for Irfan, however that was empty.”
The physician’s negligent response to the emergency state of affairs and lack of amenities on the hospital, left Irfan to succumb to demise.
Irfan had dived down to wash a manhole Thursday morning when he fell unconscious after inhaling toxic gases trapped inside, Pervaiz stated.
He added, one after one other two extra males jumped inside to save lots of these trapped, however all fell unconscious because of the similar cause.
Pervaiz had reached the location after individuals within the space knowledgeable him of the incident.
“Once they have been ultimately taken out, I put Irfan on my again and rushed him to the hospital,” the bereaved brother stated. “A rickshaw driver stopped us on the best way and gave us his car to hold Irfan to the hospital as shortly as attainable.”
However he couldn’t be saved regardless of all of the efforts individuals round him made to resuscitate him.
The demise of Irfan because of the negligence of physician enraged the relations who began protesting together with his physique.
“Nobody had come to share our loss or categorical solidarity with us,” Pervaiz stated. “However Umerkot SSP Usman Bajwa visited us some time again, promising that the accountable physician can be taken to activity and full investigation can be carried out within the case.”
This was not the primary demise brought on by the negligence of employees at Civil Hospital Umerkot, stated Pervaiz. “An identical incident happened in 2014 when a sewage cleaner, struggling for all times, was referred to Hyderabad for remedy as the power in Umerkot was not outfitted to deal with him.”
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