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4 doctors suspended over negligence that led to amputation of 10-year-old boy's leg

The boy's family claimed that two doctors at Hindu Rao hospital failed to remove a piece of glass from the boy's leg that led to infection in the wounded arteries.

Jagriti Chandra | News18

Updated:August 1, 2015, 3:52 PM IST
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4 doctors suspended over negligence that led to amputation of 10-year-old boy's leg
The boy's family claimed that two doctors at Hindu Rao hospital failed to remove a piece of glass from the boy's leg that led to infection in the wounded arteries.

New Delhi: A sheer negligence by four doctors resulted in the amputation of a 10-year-old boy's leg. The Delhi Medical Council has barred the our doctors from practising for the next one month.

The boy's family claimed that two doctors at Hindu Rao hospital failed to remove a piece of glass from the boy's leg that led to infection in the wounded arteries.

The family then went to Safdarjung Hospital where they were asked to come for OPD after an angiography. Finally, the boy's leg had to amputated in order to save his life.

The boy's father had to sell his rickshaw to meet medical expenses.

The child's mother said, "The situation was bad. I had taken him to many hospitals but they threw me out of the gate. If they lose the job also, it doesn't matter to me. I hope it doesn't happen to anyone in future."

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