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12 August 2019


Keonjhar: A patient of Anandpur hospital, who was critical after being attacked by an attendant on Sunday, died today while undergoing treatment at Cuttack SCB Medical College and hospital.

The deceased has been identified as Goutam Mukhi (30).

As per reports, Goutam was undergoing treatment at the Anandpur sub-divisional hospital and was to be discharged soon. At around 4 pm on Sunday, an attendant Balaram Dalei caught Goutam urinating in hospital premises. In a fit of rage, Balaram slapped Goutam leaving him unconscious.

Goutam was hospitalised again. Later, he was shifted to Cuttack SCB when his condition worsened. On Monday morning, he succumbed to his injuries. Ghasipura police are further probing into the matter and have held the accused for questioning.