Mother, baby die during quack-assisted delivery in Noida, bodies dumped

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A woman and her baby both died during the delivery in a quack’s clinic in Mamura area of Noida on Monday night. The clinic owner dumped the bodies outside the facility and ran away in fear of being caught.

A case of causing death due to negligence has been registered against the woman and the police are taking all necessary steps to nab the culprit said Ankur Aggarwal, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Noida.

The incident took place on Monday (October 5, 2020) at a private clinic. According to the police the clinic is located in the Mamura area of Noida and the medical registration of the clinic is yet to be verified. 

As soon as the incident was reported a police team reached the spot but by then the doctor had absconded. An FIR has been lodged by the Phase 3 police under Indian Penal Code section 304A (causing death by negligence).

The woman husband works in a private firm and the family lived in a rented accommodation in Mamura.

Officials say that the practising woman doctor was a quack and had no registration number.



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