Mother of two from Pampore dies a day after giving birth, family alleges medical negligence

BMO denies allegations

Srinagar, May 26: A woman from Khrew area of Pampore died a day after giving birth to a baby boy with the family alleging medical negligence by doctors.

Tabassum Jan, wife of Zahoor Ahmad Lone of Shar Shali Khrew was operated upon a day ago at SDH Pampore where she gave birth to a baby.

Her family told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that she developed complications and was administered injections and other medicines without showing any signs of improvement. She was shifted to SMHS Hospital in Srinagar but she was unconscious and was shifted to SKIMS Soura where she breathed her last after undergoing another surgery.

The family alleged that Tabassum was operated on while her high blood pressure was high and demanded a probe into the incident.

“We don’t need money or any other thing but the death of our daughter must be investigated and action must be taken against the officials involved in medical negligence,” they said.

The deceased is mother of two boys including a day old baby.

Meanwhile, Block Medical officer Pampore Dr Aasima Nazir said that as per preliminary investigation there was no medical negligence and the patient was treated with utmost care.

A committee is going to be constituted to further investigate the matter and action as per law will follow in case of any negligence—(KNO)