Two doctors, others booked for vision loss during camp

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Moga, Aug 14 (UNI) Police has registered a case against two doctors, two officials and some staff members of Guru Ramdass Charitable Trust Hospital here for duping and endangering safety of patients, who complaint of vision loss after undergoing treatment at a camp organised by the hospital.

The district administration has also decided to 'black-list' the trust.

Senior Superintendent Police Moga Ashok Baath told mediapersons this morning that two presidents of the trust, Harvinder Singh and Ram Singh, two doctors Mohammed Amjad Khan and Khurshid Ahmed Khan and others have been booked under section 420-338-120-B of the IPC and also under section 15 of the Indian Medical Council Act.

The police action came after an enquiry conducted by Assistant Commissioner Grievances M S Jaggi concluded that the accused persons had shown negligence in treating and post-operation care of the nine patients of Bhinder Khurd and Bhinder Kalan villages, who had suffered vision loss due to infection and post-operation complications after underging eye surgery at the camp on July 16.

However, no arrests could be made so far as all the accused were absconding.

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