No trained doctors, no ventilators, no modern facilities, 87 patients died; Chief doctor of Sangli hospital arrested
The chief doctor of Apex Hospital located at Miraj in Sangli district has been arrested for being held to be the cause of death of 87 patients during corona treatment. The name of this chief doctor is Mahesh Jadhav. A case of culpable homicide has been registered against this doctor at Mahatma Gandhi Police Station in Sangli.
What is the whole matter?
Apex Hospital located in Miraj area of Sangli got permission to work as a Kovid center for the treatment of patients in the second wave of Corona. But for the last few months, a large number of deaths of patients were reported in the hospital. There were also complaints of unreasonable bills being collected from many patients.
When the complaints started increasing a lot, Municipal Commissioner Nitin Kapadnis took action on the hospital. After this, a complaint was lodged by the Health Department of Sangli Municipality at Mahatma Gandhi Chowki Police Station. Earlier, a case of cheating and misappropriation of bills was registered against other employees including the head doctor of the hospital, Mahesh Jadhav.
After deep investigation the truth came out
During the investigation in this case, it was found that 205 patients were admitted to the hospital for treatment. Of these, 87 patients died. Apart from this, many discrepancies were found in the papers shown by the hospital administration. Because of this, when the investigation was done more deeply by the police of Mahatma Gandhi Chowk police station, many surprising things came to the fore.
No treatment under corona rules in hospital
At the Apex Hospital in Miraj area of Sangli, treatment was not being done under the corona rules. No modern facilities including ventilators were found in the hospital. The treatment of patients was started without equipment and machines. The treating doctors were also not found to be properly trained. Critical case patients were also being treated by trainee doctors. In the police investigation, it became clear that due to all these reasons so many patients have died.
After this, Mahatma Gandhi Chowk police registered a case of culpable homicide against the chief doctor of the hospital, Mahesh Jadhav. After the registration of the case, doctor Mahesh Jadhav, who was absconding towards Pune, was caught and arrested near Kasgaon area.