PUTTUR : Doctors? negligence has been blamed for the death of a young woman at the
Girija Hospital in Puttur where the woman was operated for a kidney stone. Meanwhile,
allegations are heard that the authorities of the hospital have made an attempt to hush up
The deceased has been identified as Roona Kuttan, daughter of a person of Kolkata
origin. The girl who was suffering from acute stomach ache had been admitted to the
hospital on December 20 where doctors advised a surgery. Accordingly, she was
operated the same night. The girl who was said to be fine after the operation, died the
It is learnt she had come to her sister?s house at Parladka four days ago along with her
mother and brother and that she was to be married shortly.
A huge crowd gathered outside the hospital on hearing about the death of the young
woman, Meanwhile, fearing some problem, the hospital authorities reportedly made all
arrangements for the family to take the body to Kolkata by flight by providing them Rs
Clarifying on the issue Dr Gopinath Pai of the hospital said ? Roona was quite normal
after she was operated upon and was taken care of by nurses. But she died the next
morning at around 7. The reason of her death is not clear. Possibly she might have
suffered a cardiac arrest. But she did not die of medical negligence.?