Bengaluru: Five-year-old slips into coma during surgery, parents allege negligence by hospital

The victim's family has accused hospital of negligence and said that even after ten days of incident, they have not tried to contact them.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 20, 2016 2:30 pm
bengaluru, bengaluru kid, bengaluru hospital, lakshay coma, bengaluru kid coma, banglore kid coma, banglore hospital kid coma, banglore news Five-year-old Lakshay has been in Coma since last 10 days. ANI photo

A five-year-old boy from Bengaluru slipped into coma during surgery after he had injured two of his fingers on June 10.

The victim’s family accused hospital of negligence. His father Purushottam told ANI that the school authorities called him and informed that his son Lakshay had injured his two fingers and was taken to a hospital.

“The hospital authorities demanded Rs. 60,000 and said the surgery needs to be done in six hours,” he told ANI.

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He also said that after the surgery, the doctors told him that his son Lakshay was suffering from a heart problem. “Before the surgery, my son was fine,” he added.

Further details are awaited.

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