Baramulla, Dec 01: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla on Tuesday directed SDM Uri to conduct an enquiry over the alleged negligence from hospital staff in the aftermath of death of a mother alongside her two daughters, purportedly due to firewood bukhari (heater) on Friday last at Lari Boniyar in Uri.
An order in this regard, a copy of which lies with GNS, reads that “Whereas, one Shamima Begum wife of Abdul Majeed Ganaie Resident of Ladi Boniyar alongwith her two daughters namely Tabasum Majeed and Nighat Majeed have died while keeping the firewood Bukhari(Heater) burning during the intervening night of 28/29-11-2020.”
“Whereas,the husband of deceased lady and villagers alleged that they have informed the police and health authorities for necessary help but the staff of the PHC Boniyar showed slackness/negligence with the result the ambulance have reached the spot very late i,e after two hours. Besides, the driver of ambulance has misbehaved ith people and used rude language”, the order reads.
“Whereas, matter has been agitated by the people, highlighted in the media/including social media, and, it has become imperative to conduct an enquiry into the matter”, the order remarks.
“Now,therefore, Mr. Riyaz Ahmad Malik, SDM Uri shall conduct an enquiry into the matter and ascertain the all aspects which led to the death of three persons and also to enquire whether there was any lapse from the health authorities viz-a-viz allegations against the ambulance driver and availability of medical team for conducting postmortem”, the order reads.
“The enquiry officer shall submit his report to this office within 04 days”, the order reads further. (GNS)