Gorakhpur case: Police raids Dr. Kafeel Khan house and medical department

Gorakhpur case: Police raids Dr. Kafeel Khan house and medical department
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Gorakhpur Medical College case accused Dr. Kafeel Khan was not at his home when police raided on Monday night. He was disappeared from the house when the STF and the police team rushed to his house. Sources said the SSP claimed that if Dr. Kafeel does not cooperate in the investigation then he will have to make his arrest. On Tuesday, Dr. Rajiv Mishra, and his wife Dr. Purnima Shukla of BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Special task force in Kanpur. The Principal Secretary lodged FIR against both of them for the Gorakhpur hospital case where around 63 children have died within a span of five days. According to the reports, the police has registered a case against 9 people including Dr. Kafeel Khan in Lucknow’s Hazratganj police station.

Last days many children’s have died in Baba Raghav Das Medical College in the case of deficiency of oxygen. Over 70 children died at the biggest government Baba Raghav Das hospital of Gorakhpur. As per the reports three weeks ago 70 infants were died because of the various causes including oxygen shortage. In the last 72 hours around sixty-one children’s have died from which mostly were the newborns.

In the FIR cases were registered against Dr. Kafeel Khan, Dr. Rajiv Mishra, Dr. Satish, Dr. Purnima Shukla, Chief Pharmacist Gajanan Jaiswal, Assistant Clerk, Uday Pratap Sharma of Pushpa Sales, Manish Bhandari and Accountant Sudhir Pandey under various sections. As per the hospital records, till Monday at least 1,250 patients have died at least 1,250 patients have died because of inadequate and ill-equipped medical facilities.

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Pallavi Parmar

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