A hospital worker allegedly demanded Rs 50,000 from the couple in change for the mortal stays
In a heartwrenching video, an aged couple was seen “begging to arrange money to get their son’s body released from a government hospital” in Bihar’s Samastipur.
According to ANI, a hospital worker allegedly demanded Rs 50,000 from the couple in change for the mortal stays.
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The deceased youth’s father mentioned that he had gone lacking a while again.
“Some time ago my son had gone missing. Now, we’ve received a call that my son’s body is at Sadar Hospital, Samastipur. A hospital employee has asked for Rs 50,000 to release my son’s body. We’re poor people, how can we pay this amount?,” Mahesh Thakur, the deceased’s father instructed ANI.
Meanwhile, the hospital authorities have vowed to take “strict action” within the matter.
“Those found responsible will not be spared,” the information company quoted Dr SK Chaudhary, Civil surgeon, Samastipur as saying.
With inputs from ANI