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KARACHI: Registration of case against LNH staff ordered

August 05, 2006

KARACHI, Aug 4: The additional district and session judge, Karachi East, on Friday ordered SHO New Town police station to register FIR against doctors, administration and paramedics of Liaquat National Hospital.

Mohammad Kabeer, a local journalist, alleged that her wife Surraya and their newborn baby died on Nov 30, 2005 due to deliberate negligence of the hospital’s staff.

His counsel Tariq Hamza Khan submitted that police refused to register case.

He told the court that inquiry report, prepared by medical experts of Dow University of Health Sciences, also reflected gross negligence by doctors, administration and paramedics of Liaquat National Hospital.

The applicant prayed court to order registration of FIR against Dr Quratul Arfeen, Dr Inayat, Dr Shagufta, Dr Farah, Dr Erum, Dr Aimen, Dr Sumita, Dr Waliullah, Dr S.M. Nadeem, Dr Azmat Ali Abedi, Medical Director Prof Salman Fareedi and Director Finance Samiullah Baig. —PPI