The relatives of two pregnant women who died after
receiving wrong injections, vandalized a nursing home in Kolkata despite the
best efforts by police to calm them down.
Dr Gokul Chandra Modak, who prescribed the said
injections, also roused the ire of the mob and his vehicle was damaged in the
It appears that the two deceased women Moushumi Saha (20) and Mantu Raut (22), were
admitted to the nursing home with labour pains on Friday. A nurse called Jharna
administered some injections on Sunday, but the women started shivering
Dr Modak prescribed another injection after receiving
which the women died. Restless relatives proceeded to ransack the nursing home.
"Relatives of the victims have submitted a written
complaint against the accused. The nurse has been arrested while Dr Modak has
been detained. The bodies of the victims have been sent to Arambag
sub-divisional hospital for an autopsy," said inspector-in-charge of the
Arambag police station Samir Lala.