Doc shifted for demanding bribe

first_imgA couple from the primitive Bonda tribal community has alleged that a gynaecologist posted at the Malkangiri district hospital had demanded bribe for a caesarean. Malkangiri Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) Uday Shankar Mishra on Tuesday removed the doctor concerned from duty and attached him to the CDMO office. “I have ordered the ADMO to make a detailed inquiry into the allegation and file a report,” he said.Twins bornAccording to sources, four days ago the pregnant wife of a tribal from the remote Dantepada village of Khairaput block was admitted to the hospital. She gave birth to twins through a caesarean operation. Later the couple and their relatives alleged that the doctor who conducted the operation had demanded ₹ 5,000 from them and they paid ₹ 2,000 to the doctor. The woman’s husband said that he had arranged Rs.2,000 with difficulty and had promised to pay up ₹3,000 later. Later the husband submitted a written complaint to the ADMO and CDMO of Malkangiri district. For his part, the concerned doctor has denied the allegations.last_img