GREATER NOIDA: A 16-year-old boy died after allegedly being injected with a medicine for fever at a clinic in Dadri on Wednesday evening. The family of the boy has alleged that the doctor of the clinic is a and have filed a complaint against him at Dadri police station. The doctor is absconding.
According to police the deceased boy, Saurabh, is from Bambhod, Dadri. His father Ajay and uncle Yogesh took him to a roadside chemist cum clinic near the railway crossing in Dadri when he showed symptoms of fever. The accused medical practitioner, Anand Prakash Sharma, injected a medicine into Saurabh’s arm after examining him.
This made his condition worse and he fainted right there at the clinic. Yogesh told TOI that Saurabh was rushed to Yashoda Hospital in Ghaziabad after he fainted at the clinic. The doctors there declared him brought dead.
“We could not believe this because despite having the fever, he seemed normal as we took him to the clinic on a bike,” Yogesh said.
Ajay, the boy’s father, said Saurabh was a student of Class X at a private school in Dujana. “Sharma is a . He examined my son and gave him the wrong medication. He is reported to be absconding right after the incident. That explains that he was illegally running his clinic,” said Ajay.
According to the police, Saurabh’s body was immediately sent for a post-mortem but the report is awaited.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered against the alleged quack. Ram Sen Singh, station house officer of Dadri police station told TOI that a case under Section 304A (death due to negligence) of the has been registered against the accused.
“The house and clinic of the accused are both locked from outside and he is absconding with his family. His authenticity as a medical practitioner will be explained after he is arrested.” Singh added.
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