Angered at wife’s death,husband kills doctor

6-month pregnant woman died to due to alleged negligence by a woman surgeon.

Written by Agencies | Tuticorin (tn) | Published: January 4, 2012 1:07:49 pm

Irked by the death of his pregnant wife due to alleged negligence during operation by a woman surgeon at the government medical college hospital,husband murdered the doctor at her clinic,police said.

They said the six-month pregnant woman was brought to the clinic in a serious condition on December 30 after she complained of stomach pain. She was taken to another hospital due to complications,but died en-route.

The husband,angered by his wife’s death,went to the clinic around 10.30 pm on January 2 and hacked the doctor to death while his three accomplices waited outside,police said.

All the four were arrested soon after as doctors from government and private hospitals staged a protest yesterday,they said.

The Tamil Nadu Government Doctors Association (TNGDA) has announced a state-wide strike today,while the state branch of Indian Medical Association has called for it tomorrow. Both associations said emergency medical services would not be disrupted.

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