01-APR-2018: AMU forms two-member committee to investigate alleged incident of tying up hands and legs of destitute patients
Aligarh, April 1: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has formed a two-member committee to investigate the alleged incident of tying up of hands and legs of two destitute patients at the emergency ward of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC).
AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor has asked the two-member committee comprising of Prof Shahid Siddiqui (Department of Radiology) and Prof Asif Ali (Department of Biochemistry) to submit the report within 72 hours.
Prof Tabassum Shahab, Pro Vice Chancellor informed that the Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor has taken a serious view of the matter and has asked for the report without any delay.
According to Principal, JNMC, Prof S C Sharma, ?Bhupinder, who is one of the patients admitted in the emergency ward is on the road to recovery after showing marked improvement.? He added that the patient is responding well to the treatment.
The patient was admitted to the hospital by a home guard from Hathras on March 28 at around 1 am. He suffered a severe head injury. He is being attended to by a team of doctors and now two of his relatives are with him.
Meanwhile, Hemlata Sharma, who has come from Agra and whose brother, Bhupender is undergoing treatment at JNMC, expressed happiness with the facilities and care extended to her brother. She said that she wants her brother to remain in JNMC for his treatment.
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