Demonetisation: Elderly woman dies in Pratapgarh bank

The family members of the victim alleged that she died after being denied currency in the bank.

By: PTI | Pratapgarh | Published:December 1, 2016 5:39 pm

An elderly woman died in a bank here today allegedly after she failed to withdraw money.

Karmaita (80), who was standing in the queue of State Bank of India to withdraw her pension, fell unconscious and was rushed to the hospital, Deputy SP, SK Dixit said.

The family members of the victim alleged that she died after being denied currency in the bank.

Dr Mohit Shukla of district hospital said the woman was brought dead in the hospital.

Cardiac arrest is suspected to be the cause of death.