Patuakhali clinic asked to pay surgery fault victim TK 9 Lakh

Patuakhali clinic asked to pay surgery fault victim TK 9 Lakh

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Dhaka – The High Court on Wednesday asked the owner of the Niramoy Private Clinic and fake physician Razan the Das of Patuakhali, who left gauze inside a woman’s abdomen, to pay the victim Tk 9 lakh as compensation.The HC bench asked the Arjun Chakrabarty alias Razan Das, who had performed the surgery on Maksuda Begum and later turned out to be a fake doctor, to pay Tk 500,000 while the clinic owner will have to pay the rest of amount Tk 400,000.
After hearing on a petition filed by victim Maksuda Begum seeking compensation, the HC bench comprising Justice Salma Masud Chowdhury and Justice AKM Jahirul Haque asked them to pay the money by January 15, 2018.
It also asked the civil surgeon of the Patuakhali to oversee the matter and fixed February 28 for next hearing in the case.
Supreme Court lawyer Md Shahid Ullah submitted media report before the HC bench on July 22 seeking necessary orders. The HC had on July 23 summoned three people, including Patuakhali civil surgeon and gynecology department head of Barisal Medical College, in this connection.
According to the newspaper report, Maksuda had been taken to Niramoy Diagnostic Centre and Clinic in Bauphal Upazila, where she gave birth to a daughter after surgery and was released a few days later.
She was taken back to the clinic a month later with stomach pains, when the doctors prescribed painkillers.
On July 12, the doctors of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital detected the gauze inside her abdomen and removed it by another surgery.
On November 6, the Patuakhali civil surgeon submitted a probe report to the court stating that Razan Das had been using fake certificate of doctor. He conducted a cesarean surgery on a pregnant woman in Niramoy Private Clinic in Patuakhali and left gauze inside her abdomen in May.
On November 16, the High Court directed the officer-in-charge of Baufal Police Station in Patuakhali to arrest the fake doctor and produce him before it within December 10.
The court also asked the Patuakhali police to take help of Rapid Action Battalion if necessary.
On December 1, the HC sent fake physician of Patuakhali Razan Das, who left gauze inside a woman’s abdomen during her cesarean surgery at a private hospital, to jail after he surrendered before it.
The court also asked authorities concerned to sue owner of the Niramoy Private Clinic, nurse and assistant of the fake doctor.
After hearing on the matter the HC bench yesterday came up with the order. – Staff Reporter

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