Woman dies in hospital, relatives ransack hospital

Updated: Dec 27, 2018, 13:26 IST | PTI

The woman's three sons and her son-in-law were arrested and remanded to judicial custody in connection with the incident, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Zone) P Viswa Prasad told PTI

Woman dies in hospital, relatives ransack hospital
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Four relatives of a 45-year-old woman, who died at a corporate hospital here, were Wednesday arrested for allegedly vandalising the hospital and beating up a security staff and police constable.

The woman's three sons and her son-in-law were arrested and remanded to judicial custody in connection with the incident, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Zone) P Viswa Prasad told PTI.

Videos of the incident which occurred Monday night has gone viral and some people are seen damaging hospital property in the video footage. The woman was admitted on December 18 with a lung problem and treated for swine flu also, Prasad said.

However, she died of cardiac arrest at around 8.45 pm Monday, he added. Following the death, her sons and some of her relatives allegedly started vandalising the hospital property, the official said. Complaint and counter-complaints have been filed by the sons and the hospital management.

Meanwhile, a group of doctors holding placards that read 'Say No To Hooligans' and 'Save Doctors-Save Lives' among others staged a demonstration near the hospital and condemned the incident. They also demanded stern action against the culprits.

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