Left to die in hospital, TB patient’s body lies in mortuary
Srinagar, Dec 18: In a shocking incident, a woman from Kupwara who had no attendant was left to die in the Chest Disease Hospital Drugjan here on Saturday.
Doctors in the hospital informed the police about her death in the ward.
In the hospital record, she has been mentioned as Rubeena, wife of Sulman Khan, a resident of Kupwara.
According to doctors and the hospital staff, she was admitted in the hospital on November 14 and was suffering from Tuberculosis. She breathed her last on Saturday with no one to take her body to the native place in Kupwara.
“We did try to inform her family but couldn't contact them. Now the body is lying in the mortuary of Govt. Medical College, Srinagar,” said police and hospital staff.
Police have put an info notice and a photograph so that her body is given proper burial.
“Any person having any information regarding the lady may contact Police Station R.M. Bagh on the phone numbers SHO : 9419000722, P/S 2500830 or Police Control Room , Srinagar on 100,” said the statement issued by media center of police.
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