PREGNANT WOMAN AND HER UNBORN BABY PASS AWAY AFTER SURGERY BY A DRUNK DOCTOR

A medical doctor drunk during his duty hours operated on a pregnant woman as a result she died along with her unborn baby.

The shocking incident which took place in Botad, Gujarat happened on Monday night when a 22-year-old, Kamini Chachia was brought to a government hospital at 11:30 pm. A class two medical officer of Sonavala hospital, Dr Paresh Lakhani was on duty, however in an inebriated state.



After being operated upon the drunk doctor, the pregnant woman and her baby died,TOI reported. The family members of the deceased alleged that the doctor was under the influence of alcohol and the body was sent for a post-mortem examination. The family members levelled allegations of medical negligence against the doctor. Lakhani was arrested and charged under the Prohibition Act. Botad Superintendent of Police, Harshad Mehta said that they have requested a post-mortem report from the Bhavnagar civil hospital and if medical negligence is found then the doctor will be booked on charges of criminal negligence. The family members informed the police about the doctor’s intoxicated state and called the police. During primary investigation, the police officials too found him to be drunk. They also registered a report of an accidental death of the lady but is awaiting the medical report to ascertain the exact cause.

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