Not a wave, it is a tsunami: Delhi HC on rising COVID-19 cases
New Delhi, Apr 24: The Delhi High Court said on Saturday that if any official at the central, state or local administration was obstructing in the picking up or supply of oxygen, then "we will hang that man".
The court also said that, ' we are calling it a wave. It is actually a tsunami. The court asked the centre when the allocated 480 MT of oxygen coming to Delhi. The smooth and allocated supply of oxygen to Delhi can resolve many problems.
The observation by a bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli came during hearing of a plea by Maharaja Agrasen Hospital over shortage of oxygen for seriously-ill COVID patients.
The court told the Delhi government to give it one instance of who was obstructing the oxygen supply and said "we will hang that man".
"We will not spare anyone," the bench added.
The court told the Delhi government to inform the Centre also about such officials of the local administration so that it could take action against them.