Byline By- Vinayak Heliwal
In an unpleasant incident, a private hospital in Agra District of Uttar Pradesh was ransacked and a female health staff member was reportedly assaulted by the family members of a patient suffering from Septicemia after rumors of his death spread on Tuesday.
The video of the violence that erupted at the hospital went viral on social media. In the video, a violent mob reportedly Irfan’s relatives is seen vandalizing the hospital and brutally attacking a female nurse.
The unfortunate incident took place at the Lotus Hospital under the Hari Parvat Police Station limits in Agra.
The female staff who tried to intervene was mercilessly attacked by a group of angry relatives. The assaulters dragged the nurse and brutally slammed her with a pedestal fan, a helmet, and rods.
The nurse was severely injured and felt on the floor unconscious as she could not protect herself from the brutal attack.
A Case has been registered in this regard and 4 accused have been arrested by the Agra Police. It is said that further investigation is underway.
Sharing more details, Superintendent of Police Rohan P Botre said’Someone created a rumour about the death of the patient but that was not true. Thereafter, some miscreants damaged the hospital property and also beat up hospital staff, including staff nurses. One of the staff was also attacked with a rod’
Botre informed that Irfan was admitted to Lotus Hospital as he was suffering from Septicemia disease. After the news of his death spread, his family and relatives started vandalizing the hospital’s property and also assaulted the hospital staff.
For the unversed Septicemia or sepsis is the clinical name for blood poisoning by bacteria. Sepsis involves the immune system responding dramatically to an infection.