Max case: Three doc­tors among five quizzed

Millennium Post - - CITY - AB­HAY SINGH

NEW DELHI: Three fe­male doc­tors and two nurs­ing staffs were ques­tioned by the Crime Branch of Delhi Po­lice on Tues­day in re­gard with the twin-ba­bies case, one of whom was wrongly de­clared dead by the Max Hos­pi­tal in Shal­i­mar Bagh. Po­lice sources said they wanted to check their re­spon­si­bil­ity in the case.

Deputy Com­mis­sioner of Po­lice (Crime) Joy Tirkey con­firmed the ques­tion­ing of the hos­pi­tal staffs and told Mil­len­nium Post that three doc­tors, in­clud­ing the medical su­per­in­ten­dent and the doc­tor un­der whom the child got ad­mit­ted in the hos­pi­tal, were ques­tioned. “We have ques­tioned the doc­tors to get some clues in the case,” said the DCP.

Po­lice sources told this cor­re­spon­dent that they have pre­pared a list which con­tains names of doc­tors and other nurs­ing staffs who are con­nected into the case.

The Crime Branch team, which has been in­ves­ti­gat­ing the case, is led by ACP Sh­weta Chauhan and In­spec­tor Ab­hi­nen­dra Jain. DCP him­self is mon­i­tor­ing the probe.

“We have also ques­tioned the doc­tor who had signed the pa­per af­ter which the baby was handed over to the par­ents,” said po­lice of­fi­cial. Po­lice sources fur­ther claimed that two nurs­ing staffs were ques­tioned to know the cir­cum­stances in which baby was given to the fam­i­lies.

It fur­ther claimed that they have fol­lowed the order of their se­nior doc­tors and han­dover the ba­bies to con­cern fam­ily.

On Fri­day, three male doc­tors were ques­tioned in which two of the doc­tors tried to pass the neg­li­gence on each other.

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