Samastipur, April 23: In Bihar's Samastipur district, a horrible incident unfolded as a 28-year-old woman lost her life during a birth control surgery conducted by a compounder at a private clinic in the absence of doctors. The incident has sparked outrage, with the family members of the deceased staging a protest at the clinic premises. Despite the gravity of the situation, the medical staff managed to evade arrest, intensifying the distress of the victim's family.

According to a report by the Times of India, the woman, identified as Babita Devi, was admitted to the clinic located on Patori Road under Musrigharari police station on Sunday, April 21. Despite the absence of a qualified physician, the compounder proceeded with the surgery. As per the report, the sequence of events unfolded rapidly as the surgery commenced around 11 am, following a preliminary administration of saline water. After an hour into the procedure, the woman was hastily transferred to another medical facility, roughly 10 km away, without consent from her family. Bihar: Sponge Left Inside Woman’s Abdomen After Cesarean Section in Hospital in Vaishali District, Case Registered.

However, the lack of proper medical supervision and expertise became evident as the procedure unfolded. Despite efforts to transfer her to another medical facility, Babita Devi succumbed to complications arising from the botched surgery. As per the report, despite the gravity of the situation, the medical staff of the clinic managed to evade accountability, fleeing the scene immediately in the aftermath of the woman's demise. Bihar: Cotton Ball Found in Woman’s Abdomen in Patna, Removed Through Surgery.

The compounder, identified as the individual responsible for the botched procedure, is also currently evading authorities. The Musrigharari police have initiated investigations into the matter, with raids underway to apprehend the absconding compounder. However, the medical staff involved remain at large even after 24 hours. Authorities have registered a complaint against the clinic, the doctor, and the medical staff, signalling the commencement of legal proceedings.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Apr 23, 2024 08:56 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website