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Denied Mortuary Vehicle, Deceased Man's Body Carried on Bamboo Poles in MP

The relatives of the deceased man were forced to tie bamboo poles together to transport the dead body to their home from a government hospital.

The relatives of the deceased man were forced to tie bamboo poles together to transport the dead body to their home from a government hospital.

The family had to carry the body for 5 kilometers to their home from the hospital. CNN-News18 spoke to the Sarpanch of the village who admitted that the mortuary service vehicle is denied to the poor.

The relatives of a recently deceased man were forced to tie bamboo poles together to transport the dead body to their home from a government hospital in Sidhi district, Madhya Pradesh. This happened because the mortuary vehicle service is reportedly denied to the poor in the area.

The family had to carry the body for 5 kilometers to their home from the hospital. CNN-News18 spoke to the Sarpanch of the village who admitted that the mortuary service vehicle is denied to the poor.

first published:June 16, 2016, 16:58 IST